Dear Mr. Drumm,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the Logbooks of U.S. Navy Ships and Stations, 1941 - 1983 in the Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel (Record Group 24) that include the deck logs of the USS Fresno (LST-1182) for January 1981 through December 1983. For access to and/or copies of these logs, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) via email at email@example.com.
For access to U.S. Navy deck logs dated after 1983, please write to the Ships Deck Logs Section, Naval History & Heritage Command (NHHC), 805 Kidder Breese Street, SE, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC 20374-5060 or contact them via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information see their web page Deck Log Access. NHHC also has Command Operations Reports for ships and aviation squadrons for this time period.
U.S. Navy aircraft accident reports after 1969 are in the custody of the Commander, Naval Safety Center, Code 055, 375A Street, Norfolk, VA 23511. To request these records, contact their FOIA staff via email at email@example.com. Provide as much information as you can about the incident. Their phone number is (757) 444-3520.
We hope this information is helpful. Best of luck with your research!