6 images. Commissioning of the 'USS Cassin Young", 7 September 1951. Commander James Benton (skipper); Mrs. Cassin Young; Miss Joanne Young; Mrs. John (Eleanor) La Pay (daughter of Mrs. Young).; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Emery. Date: 1951-09-07. Reporter: Emery to rw. Assignment: Commissioning of USS Cassin Young (DD 793), Long Beach. 46 and 47: View of Stern of USS Cassin Young as U.S. flag was being raised in commissioning rite, and as all hands at attention while National Anthem played. 48 and 49: L to r about to cut birthday cake in wardroom of Young: Miss Joanne Young, of Coronado; Commander James Benton, skipper of USS Cassin Young; Mrs. Cassin Young of Coronado, widow of man for whom ship named; Mrs. John (Eleanor) La Pay of LaJolla, dau. of Mrs. Young). USS cake says 'Good Luck/Cassin Young 1951'. 54 and 55: Commander James Benton, skipper of newly commissioned USS Cassin Young, escorting Mrs. Cassin Young to ceremony aboard the ship after commissioning rites".