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.
USS Thomas (DE-102) is shown from the starboard bow wearing modified 32/3D on July 5, 1944, in a photo taken from escort carrier USS Card (CVE-11). Thomas has ocean gray painted on the superstructure, but may not have any on the hull. Photo source: NARA 80-G-366262.
Thomas is seen in an aerial view from the starboard on August 21, 1944, 35 mi southeast of Newport, R.I. wearing modified 32/3D taken from an aircraft of ZP-12. Thomas retains the torpedo tubes amidships. Photo source: NARA 80-G-453352.