OK ... Coming from the factory, she would have been in Measure 13 - correct? And, according to Snyder & Short, Measure 13 was this:
Vertical surfaces from boot-topping to top of superstructure masses, pole masts, yards, slender upper works above level of top superstructure masses, Haze Gray, 5-H.
Horizontal surfaces, Deck Blue, 20-B.
Wood decks except on submarines and carriers shall be darkened to the color Deck Blue. Deck Blue paint shall be used in lieu of stain for this purpose."
Now, those wavy lines when she wore that scheme with the shark's mouth and eyes, what grey were those? And, were they carried over on to her transom?
And, how many of those storage boxes (each side) did she have, in lieu of her aft torpedo tubes? I count 4 (to a side) in this photo, from www.navsource.org:
I MIGHT have Kyle build the new Revell 109 kit as the 196 underway, but without that trailer thing.