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Dear Mr. Greenough,
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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 LCI(L)-1091 for 21 September 1944 to 4 October 1955. We also located General Correspondence, 1/1947 - 12/1951 in the Records of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (Record Group 52) which is indexed by Index to General Correspondence, 1/1947 - 12/1951 in Record Group 52. In addition, we located Security Classified Correspondence, 1942 - 1972 and Subject Files Relating to the Communicable Disease Control Section, 1919 - 1957 in Record Group 52. These records may have information about the medical aspects of the ship’s mission. For more information about these records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Many post-World War II operational records from the US Navy are still in Navy custody. We suggest that you contact the Office of the Historian and Navy Medicine Magazine (Med-09H). Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, 2300 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20372-5300, Voice: (202) 762-3244, Fax: (202) 762-3380.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!
[information provided in part by Nate Patch, Subject Matter Expert]
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