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Can you tell me how to acquire Merchant Marine Records circa 1920?


For Merchant Marine service recordsyou will want to include the following details.  The veterans name; his date of birth; acopy of his death record; and his social security and or servicenumber if you know it.  You will also want to explain yourrelationship to the veteran.  Send your request in writingto:

Commanding Officer
USCG-National Maritime Center (NMC-421)
ATTN: Correspondence Section
100 Forbes Drive
Martinsburg, WV 25404

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