USS Cloues (DE-265) wearing camouflage 32/14D in San Francisco Bay on February 12, 1944. The colors are dull black (BK) and light gray (5-L). Photo source: NARA BS 65251.
The port side of the Evarts class destroyer escort Cloues in San Francisco Bay on February 12, 1944. Photo source: NARA BS 65250.
Cloues is seen again from the port quarter wearing 32/14D at San Francisco. The starboard aft panel does not wrap around the stern, but has a gap. Cloues also retains the 1.1-inch AA aft. Photo source: NARA BS 65252.
Cloues is shown again from the starboard on February 12, 1944, at San Francisco. Photo source: NARA BS 65249.
Cloues is shown from the stern in 32/14D again at San Francisco on February 12, 1944. Note the “extra” panels on the stern. Photo source: NARA BS 65254.
Assigned to Design in Commander Service Force Pacific Fleet (ComServPac) 10/11/43 letter #0937 to BuShips.