I have a lot of photos from my grandfather who was on the USS Illinois from 1917-1919.
Dear Mr. DenHerder,
Thank you for using History Hub. Logbooks for U.S. Navy ships prior to World War II are available at our facility in Washington, DC (Archives I). Here is a web page with information on locations for Navy deck logs:
Logbooks of the US Navy at the National Archives
Contact Archives1Reference@nara.gov for information about how to access the records for your specific ship.
Best of luck in your research!
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