Camouflage Measure and Design was assigned in 10/11/43 ComServPac letter #0937 to the BuShips which assigned camouflage Designs to most ships in the Pacific Fleet.
USS Wickes (DD-578) in a photo taken from the starboard bow on August 28, 1944 at San Francisco. The camouflage is 31/14D: dull black and haze gray and the hull number is black against the haze gray. Photo source: NARA BS 89961.
Wickes again in San Francisco Bay on August 28, 1944, this time from the starboard quarter. Notice the unusual painting of the aft hull number and the “extra” aft black panel. Photo source: NARA BS 89962.
Wickes later in Mariveles Bay, Phillipines supporting the landing there shown from the port stern. This photo was labeled as received on March 6, 1945, but was probably taken on February 15th or 16th. Wickes is wearing 31/14D; with a black hull number on the stern. Photo source: NARA 80-G-273336.