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Dear Mal Riley,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
To determine what ship your grandfather served on, we suggest that you request a copy of his Official Military Personnel File (OMPF). The medical and OMPFs of enlisted men of the U.S. Navy who were separated from the service after 1885 and prior to 1955 are located at NARA's National Personnel Records Center (NPRC), (Military Personnel Records), 1 Archives Drive, St. Louis, MO 63138-1002. Please complete a GSA Standard Form 180 and mail it to NPRC.
Once you know the name of the ship, please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC (RDT1) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org for the deck logs.
We hope this information is helpful. Best of luck with your family research!
[Information provided by Nate Patch, Subject Matter Expert]