Arrival of USS Rochester, cruiser, San Pedro, 1952.
and Mike L. Acuna, Gunner's Mate First Class, 29 years, from Corpus Christi, Texas. They among first men allowed ashore from Rochester on 30-day leave. Singing 'I Wanna Go Home', which Olinger wrote during return cruise from Japan. Rochester No. 4: Seaman Syl Roberson and wife, Mary, look at daughter, Marsyl Anne, 3 months old, first time he saw her. They are from Culver City. Rochester 5 & 6: Seaman Stanley Ruelman, 22, and wife, Jerri, gaze at son Chris, 3 months old. They live at 1440 San Carlos Drive, Arcadia. Also first time saw son. Rochester No. 7: Edwin Burnham, 23, of New Jersey rushed down gangplank. He found Betty Amantia, 19, of Sun Valley waiting to meet him. Their embrace indicative of engagement. They're to be married in July. He's oil tender. Rochester No. 8: Chief Gunner's Mate Robert Barkhurst and daughter Suzanne kiss wife, Ruth, while other greeters look on and await landing of own love ones. They live at 316 East Neece, Long Beach".