For about three months in 1945, the Boston was stateside being repaired at the Navy Yard in San Pedro. The guys all had three-week leaves (in two shifts). When they returned to the ship, there was plenty of liberty time for all. From Baked Beans, Vol 3, Bob Knight tells us:
My aunt had a cousin who lived in Hollywood, right next door to Walt Disney. I got to meet Walt and tour some of the studios. Jane Russell was just coming in at that time and I got a quick peek at her in the studio.