USS Charles S. Sperry (DD-697) is seen from the starboard in New York Harbor with Liberty in background wearing camouflage 32/9D on May 16, 1944. Sperry would be commissioned the next day. The colors are light gray, ocean gray and black. Photo source: NARA BS 66384.
Another photo of Charles S. Sperry in New York on May 16, 1944, this time a stern closeup. Notice how the black panel on the stern quarter wraps around the sternl. Photo source: NARA BS 66386.
Charles S. Sperry again from the port probably outside of New York a few days after the previous photos. Note that Sperry has a hull number on top of the second gunhouse, probably for identification by friendly aircraft. Photo source: NARA BS 70069.