Navy FAQ: Logs and Muster Rolls

Ships' Muster Rolls
or Deck Logs

To obtain information from historical muster rolls or deck logs,
write to the appropriate repository given below:


For muster rolls from 1801 to 1938, write to: For muster rolls from 1939 to 1975, write to:
National Archives
Archives I
Washington, D.C. 20408
National Archives
Archives II
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, Md. 20740-6001
For muster rolls for the period 1976 through the present, write to: For deck logs from 1801 to 1940, write to:
Commanding Officer
Enlisted Personnel Management Center (Code 311)
New Orleans, La. 70159-7900
ATTN: Personnel Accounting
National Archives
Archives I
Washington, D.C. 20408
For deck logs from 1941 until 1973 , write to: For deck logs from 1974 through the present, write to:
The Modern Military Branch
National Archives and Records
Administration

8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, Md. 20740-6001

Naval Historical Center
Ships History Branch
Deck Log Section
805 Kidder-Breese St.
Washington Navy Yard
Washington DC., 20374-5060

Reviewed: 03 September 2009