The USS Pittsburgh (CA-72) off the Atlantic coast on November 1, 1944, in camouflage 33/18D. The vertical colors used were navy blue (5-N), haze gray (5-H) and pale gray (5-P). Pittsburgh had been commissioned on October 10, 1944. Photo source: NARA 80-G-289719.
Pittsburgh is seen again in an almost overhead view on November 1, 1944. This series of photos was taken by blimp squadron ZP-11. This also gives a good view of the deck pattern. Photo source: NARA 80-G-289718.
USS Pittsburgh (CA-72) in another aerial photo taken by ZP-11 on November 1, 1944, wearing camouflage 33/18D. Photo source: NARA 80-G-289717.
Pittsburgh again taken by ZP-11 this time on November 3, 1944. Photo source: NARA 80-G-289726.
This is USS Pittsburgh (CA-72) in another aerial photo this time taken by squadron ZP-24 on November 8, 1944, about 75 miles off Virginia Beach. Photo source: NARA 80-G-289667.
CA-72 was also sent 31a/9C on 11/24/44, but it was never used.