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MCCRAW: RECEIPT IS ACKNOWLEDGED OF YOUR UNDATED LETTER RECEIVED BY OUR OFFICE ON SEPTEMBER 6. YOUR CLAIM FOR ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION WAS DISALLOWED. THE SETTLEMENT WAS SUSTAINED. THE CHARLESTON NAVAL SHIPYARD ADVISED OUR OFFICE THAT AN EXAMINATION OF YOUR PAY RECORDS REVEALS THAT YOUR LAST DAY OF WORK WAS MARCH 1. THAT THERE IS NO RECORD OF YOU HAVING PERFORMED WORK AFTER THAT DATE. IS AFFIRMED.

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B-128345, DEC. 12, 1957

TO MR. J. R. MCCRAW:

RECEIPT IS ACKNOWLEDGED OF YOUR UNDATED LETTER RECEIVED BY OUR OFFICE ON SEPTEMBER 6, 1957, CONCERNING YOUR CLAIM FOR COMPENSATION FOR ONE DAY'S WORK ALLEGEDLY PERFORMED BY YOU ON OR ABOUT APRIL 15, 1946, AT THE CHARLESTON NAVAL SHIPYARD, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA. BY SETTLEMENT DATED APRIL 17, 1956, YOUR CLAIM FOR ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION WAS DISALLOWED, AND BY DECISION DATED JULY 18, 1956, THE SETTLEMENT WAS SUSTAINED.

PURSUANT TO YOUR REQUEST, THIS OFFICE BY LETTER DATED OCTOBER 25, 1957, REQUESTED THE CHARLESTON NAVAL SHIPYARD TO EXAMINE THE TIME CARDS FOR THE PERIOD IN QUESTION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING WHETHER YOU WORKED ON THE DAY CLAIMED. BY LETTER DATED DECEMBER 5, 1957, THE CHARLESTON NAVAL SHIPYARD ADVISED OUR OFFICE THAT AN EXAMINATION OF YOUR PAY RECORDS REVEALS THAT YOUR LAST DAY OF WORK WAS MARCH 1, 1946, AND THAT THERE IS NO RECORD OF YOU HAVING PERFORMED WORK AFTER THAT DATE. SINCE THE RECORD INDICATES THAT YOU DID NOT PERFORM ANY WORK ON THE DAY CLAIMED, THERE APPEARS NO LEGAL BASIS FOR ALLOWING YOU ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION AS CLAIMED. ACCORDINGLY, THE DECISION OF JULY 18, 1956, IS AFFIRMED.

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