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    Seeking info on GMTSN Dane Edwin Christiana lost at sea


      Seeking info on the date GMTSN Dane Edwin Christiana was lost at sea serving aboard the USS Bausell DD845 between May and September of 1976

        • Re: Seeking info on GMTSN Dane Edwin Christiana lost at sea

          Dear Mr. Ridlon,


          Thank you so much for posting your request on History Hub!


          For information about GMTSN Dane Christiana, we suggest you request his Official Military Personnel File (OMPF). OMPFs and medical records of enlisted men and officers of the U.S. Navy who were separated from the service after 1956 and prior to January 31, 1994 are located at NARA's National Personnel Records Center (NPRC), (Military Personnel Records), 1 Archives Drive, St. Louis, MO  63138-1002. To request these records, please mail a completed GSA Standard Form 180 to NPRC. Certain information in the records is not available to the general public without the written consent of the veteran or his next of kin. 


          Navy and Marine Corps casualty records from 1940-1989 are in the custody of the National Archives at St. Louis (RL-SL), P.O. Box 38757, St. Louis, MO 63138-1002. For access to these records, please contact RL-SL via letter or email at stl.archives@nara.gov.


          The deck logs of the USS Bausell (DD-845) are currently closed for digitization. Please see the blog CLOSED - Vietnam War-era U.S. Navy & Coast Guard Deck Logs for Digitization Project for more information. We regret any inconvenience this may cause you.


          We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!

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