USS Benham
DD 796 (Fletcher class)

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Builder:         Bethlehem Steel, Staten Island, N.Y.
Laid Down:  	 April 3, 1943
Launched:        August 30, 1943
Commissioned:  	 December 20, 1943
Decommissioned:  October 18, 1946
re-commissioned: March 24, 1951
Decommissioned:  December 15, 1960
Fate:            To Peru 12/15/60; renamed Villar
                 Stricken 1980; scrap

We are seeking information on the USS Benham and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into these pages.

More Photo's:
Photo 002 Aboard Benham from 3/28/53 through 1/4/54. Bob Ptaszenski is 2nd from left.

Photo 003 Some old photos from 1953. On Left Eric Struckman & Bob Ptaszenski On Right, Bob Ptaszenski and (I forgot)

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