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Dear Mr. Hemming,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
If you haven't already, we suggest that you request a copy of his Official Military Personnel File (OMPF). OMPFs and individual medical reports of officers of the U.S. Navy who were separated from service after 1902 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. To request these records, please mail a completed GSA Standard Form 180 to NPRC.
We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the Logbooks of U.S. Navy Ships and Stations, 1941 - 1983 in the Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel (Record Group 24) that include the deck logs of the USS Texas (BB-35) for 1 January 1941 through 21 April 1948. For access to and/or copies of these logs, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) via email at email@example.com.
We also located World War II War Diaries, Other Operational Records and Histories, ca. 1/1/1942 - ca. 6/1/1946 in the Records of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (Record Group 38) that includes war diaries and other records for the USS Texas. These records have been digitized and may be viewed online through the Catalog.
We hope this information is helpful. Best of luck with your research!