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 Edsall class destroyer escort USS Stanton (DE-247) is shown in Boston Harbor from the port side on October 16, 1944, wearing camouflage 32/3D. The vertical colors are dull black, ocean gray and light gray. Photo source: NARA BS 131481.
Stantonis seen again from the starboard stern wearing camouflage 32/3D at Boston on October 16, 1944. Stanton has HF/DF on a short mast and 40mm replacing the torpedo tubes. Photo source: NARA BS 131482.
Stanton is seen again in Boston Harbor this time from the starboard bow on October 16, 1944, wearing camouflage 32/3D. Photo source: NARA BS 131480.