Dear Mr. Buchanan,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
The National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) does not have custody of post-WWII U.S. Navy operational records. For access to these materials, please write to the Operational Archives Branch, Naval History & Heritage Command (NHHC), 805 Kidder Breese Street, SE, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC 20374-5060 or visit the NHHC website at https://www.history.navy.mil/.
Also, please see Joint Base New Orleans for some background information about the VR-54.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!