Navy Muster Rolls, 1949-1971 record example

Navy Muster Rolls, 1949-1971

Records: 962,575 · Complete: 1%

These records include detailed muster rolls listing personnel assigned to ships, stations, and activities for the U.S. Navy, 1949-1971, as well as reports of changes for sailors transferred to other ships or locations, and those discharged, deserted, hospitalized, missing, or dead. In between each quarter's muster rolls are personnel diaries, which record significant status changes. They are organized by location and then by year.

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Source Information

"Muster Rolls and Personnel Diaries of US Navy Ships, Stations, and Other Naval Activities, 1949-1971" database with images Fold3 ( accessed April 20, 2021)

Publication Title
Navy Muster Rolls, 1949-1971
Total Records
962,575 · Complete: 1%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
Record Group
Published on Fold3
06 May 2013
Last Updated
24 Mar 2014
Muster rolls of U.S. Navy ships, stations, and other naval activities, 1949-1971.