1 Reply Latest reply on Jan 7, 2020 10:38 AM by Lisha Penn

    Seeking photos of Michael J Enright

    Amy Lessard Newbie

      Looking for photos that may have been taken of Michael Joseph Enright. He served on the USS Adroit MSO-509 from 1978-1984. I have received pictures of the USS Adroit MSO-509, but was wondering if there are any pictures out there of Michael.

        • Re: Seeking photos of Michael J Enright
          Lisha Penn Navigator

          Dear Ms. Lessard,

           

          Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!

           

          His photograph may have been taken during various activities on the USS Adroit. Photographs of various U.S. Navy activities dating from 1940 to 2007 are in the custody of the National Archives at College Park - Still Picture (RDSS). Please contact RDSS via email at stillpix@nara.gov and their web site is https://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/college-park/photographs-

          dc.html.

           

          The "official" photograph of an individual is not considered to be permanent federal records by the respective military services and is not retained in a separate collection by the service. If the photograph you are seeking still exists, it will most likely be found in the individual's Official Military Personnel File (OMPF). However, there is no guarantee the photograph will be present.  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.

           

          Also, you may wish to search the U.S. Naval History & Heritage Command website for possible photographs of the USS Adroit.

           

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