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 Underhill (DE-682) from the port side wearing camouflage 32/3D at Boston on September 12, 1944. The vertical colors are dull black (BK) ocean gray (5-O) and light gray (5-L). Photo source: NARA 19-LCM-DE682-1.
Underhill is seen from the port bow again on September 12, 1944, at Boston wearing 32/3D. Underhill has replaced the torpedo tubes for 40mm tubs. Photo source: NARA 19-LCM-DE682-2.
Underhill is seen from the port stern on September 12, 1944, still in Boston Harbor. Underhill still has a 1.1-inch AA mount on the aft deckhouse. Photo source: NARA 19-LCM-DE682-3.