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The below photos were taken at Long Beach in '51 where the Benham DD796 was recommissioned. In the left photo Marlyn Monroe is pictured with RD3 Hunt who I remember as being from Arkansas. I believe Lt Davidson is also in that photograph. Can anyone identify anyone else? Capt. Cook and Don Byland both sent me the information about the movie title which was premiered that night. It was "The Frogmen" starring Richard Widmark. Capt. Cook stated the name of the news paper was the LONG BEACH DAILY NEWS. He also enclosed several articles and photos which the paper printed about the Benham recommissioning and which I have added below. A large autographed publicity still of Marlyn addressed to the Benham crew is available on one of the below page links. Some pictures are on other pages but are repeated here in larger detail. Any color photographs are changed to black and white which allows them to load quicker and saves bandwidth.

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