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 Young (DD-580) is shown outside of Mare Island on October 6, 1944. This photo is light and may be overexposed, but the contrast between the lightest color and the medium color is not great, which is an indication that the lightest color is haze gray. Photo source: NARA BS 126912.
A bow view of USS Young (DD-580) on October 6, 1944 taken at Mare Island. The contrast between ocean gray and the lightest gray indicate that it is haze gray making this clearly 31/16D. Photo source: NARA BS 126913.
USS Young (DD-580) is shown from the stern leaving Mare Island on October 6, 1944. Even though the ship is in shadow, one can see the extra panels on the stern. This is the only actual print remaining from this series in the archives, the others may only be preserved as negatives. Photo source: NARA BS 126914.