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Dear Mr. Dillon,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
Since it will require researching the records of the Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet or the records of the 1st Fleet in the Records of Naval Operating Forces (Record Group 313) for movement orders and to determine what task force sailed to Columbia or what individual ships were involved, we suggest that you come in person to conduct the search or hire an Independent Researcher.
The staff of the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) will be pleased to make the finding aids to these records available to you or your representative in the Textual Research Room located 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, near the University of Maryland--College Park campus. The Textual Research Room (Room 2000) hours are 8:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays. The RDT2 consultation room hours are 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays. No appointment is necessary. Prior to your visit, please consult College Park websites at https://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/college-park/, https://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/self-service-copying.html, and https://www.archives.gov/research/start/getting-started.pdf.