USS Buckley (DE-51) from the starboard side at Boston on September 16, 1944, wearing 32/3D. The vertical colors are dull black (BK) ocean gray (5-O) and light gray (5-L). Buckley has 40mm gun tubs replacing the torpedo tubes. Photo source: NARA BS 131021.
Buckley again from the starboard bow at Boston on September 16, 1944, wearing 32/3D. Photo source: NARA BS 131022.
A July 11, 1944 speedletter #01996 from Commander in Chief Atlantic Fleet (CinCLant) requested BuShips to paint all destroyer escorts under construction and assigned to Atlantic Fleet in camouflage 32/3D.