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including maintenance of adequate records. Personal
effects include property belonging to absentees,
deserters, legal next of kin of missing or deceased
personnel, persons declared to be mentally or physically
incapacitated and persons transferred under orders.
Unaccompanied shipment of personal effects
originating from you while deployed at an overseas
location should have copies of the individuals orders
and a proper customs certification attached.
PAPER WORK FOR PERSONAL EFFECTS
AU inventories of personal effects should be listed
on an Inventory of Personal Effects, NAVSUP Form 29.
A minimum of an original and five copies must be
prepared. Information that cannot be included in the
spaces provided should be put on continuation sheets of
white bond paper. Additional copies of the NAVSUP
Form 29 as required can be prepared and used for
official purposes when certified by the commanding
officer as a true copy. The original and all copies must
be signed by both the members of the inventory board
and the convening authority before the delivery process
The inventory board should complete the section list
of personal effects on the reverse of the NAVSUP Form
29. You will record on the reverse of the form the
disposition of the personal effects that have not been
returned to the owner or transferred to another activity.
DISPOSITION OF PERSONAL EFFECTS
Lost, abandoned, or unclaimed personal effects
must be returned to the owner. When the owner cannot
be located, forward the effects to the next of kin, heir, or
legal representative when such a person can be
determined and located. Upon disposition of the
personal effects you must prepare the necessary paper
work. For personnel who are absentees or deserters,
their effect are handled in a different manner.
locate your air shipment you use the selected air terminal
identifier codes chart located in the NAVSUP P-485.
PERSONAL EFFECTS AND
When you receive personal effects from inventory
boards, you are responsible for the custody, storage,
security, shipment, and disposition of personal effects,
When personal effects are transferred to another
naval activity or shipped directly to the owner or next of
kin, you must prepare a DD Form 1149 to document the
transaction. You must assign an expenditure number to
the document. When shipping the material from your
ship, you must keep a copy of the postal receipt with a
retained copy of the DD Form 1149.
In the interim period, before shipping any personal
effects to other activities, any money or other negotiable