Allied Warships

USS Montpelier (CL 57)

Light cruiser of the Cleveland class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeLight cruiser
PennantCL 57 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered12 Jun 1940 
Laid down2 Dec 1940 
Launched12 Feb 1942 
Commissioned9 Sep 1942 
End service24 Jan 1947 

Decommissioned 24 January 1947.
Stricken 1 March 1959.
Sold 22 January 1960 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Montpelier (CL 57)

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1Capt. Leighton Wood, USN9 Sep 19426 Sep 1943 (+)
2T/Capt. Paul Brogden Koonce, USN6 Sep 194315 Sep 1943
3Capt. Robert Gibson Tobin, USN15 Sep 19432 Dec 1943
4Capt. Harry Draper Hoffman, USN2 Dec 19433 Mar 1945
5T/Capt. William Andrew Gorry, USN3 Mar 194519 Sep 1946

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