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Dear Mr. Carroll,
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We searched the Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel (Record Group 24) and located, in the series Armed Guard Logs, 1943 - 1945, a log of the SS Klipfontein for 1 February to 21 April 1945. We also searched the Records of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (Record Group 38) and located a voyage report of the SS Klipfontein for 1 February to 31 March 1945 in the series Armed Guard Files, 1934 - 1946. In addition, we searched the Central Correspondence Files, 1936 - 1950 of the Records of the U.S. Maritime Commission (Record Group 178) and located correspondence pertaining to the SS Klipfontein contract with the U.S. Navy during WWII.
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