Camouflage Measure and Design was assigned in 10/11/43 ComServPac letter #0937 to the BuShips which assigned camouflage Designs to most ships in the Pacific Fleet.
USS Chester (CA-27) in a shot taken at San Francisco probably in May 1944 wearing 32/9D. Chester was at San Francisco between May 6 and May 22 1944 before heading to Alaskan waters. The colors here are light gray, ocean gray and black. Photo source: NARA BS 73470.
Chester is shown again from the starboard on June 9, 1944, in Massacre Bay, Adak, Alaska. Photo source: NARA 80-G-239368.
USS Chester (CA-27) again in an aerial view from the port in the Pacific on September 3, 1944. This is an enlargement from a photo taken by an aircraft from the light carrier USS Monterey (CVL-26). Photo source: NARA 80-G-366995.