USS O'Flaherty (DE-340) is seen from the port side at Boston wearing 31/22D on June 8, 1944. The lightest color is haze gray. Photo source: NARA 80-G-382850.
Another photo of O'Flaherty in Boston on June 8, 1944, this time from starboard. Notice how the black panel on the stern quarter does not wrap around the stern and there is no “extra” panel. Photo source: NARA 80-G-382849.
O'Flaherty again from the port stern quarter in Boston on June 8, 1944, in a photo that shows no “extra” panels on the stern. O'Flaherty had been commissioned two months before on April 8, 1944. Photo source: NARA BS 132045.