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 Menges (DE-320) is seen from an aircraft of squadron ZP-11 25 miles northeast of Portsmouth, Massachusetts wearing modified 32/3D on September 25, 1944. Menges has 40mm in place of the torpedo tubes and a short mast with HF/DF. Photo source: NARA 80-G-280104.
Menges is seen again on September 25, 1944 at sea 25 miles northeast of Portsmouth, Massachusetts. Menges is wearing camouflage 32/3D modified. Photo source: NARA 80-G-280103.