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.
The Buckley class destroyer escort USS Fowler (DE-222) is seen in an aerial photo from the port wearing camouflage 32/3D modified on July 22, 1944, at New York. Fowler appears to drying the signal flags. Photo source: NARA BS 68762.
Fowler is seen again in an aerial photo from the starboard bow wearing camouflage 32/3D modified on July 22, 1944, at New York. Fowler has 40mm guns replacing the torpedo tubes. The deck is solid deck blue with no pattern. Photo source: NARA BS 68763.