The launching of Montpelier, Camden, New Jersey, 12 Feb 1942Light cruiser Montpelier off Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, early Dec 1942Light cruiser Montpelier underway near Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, probably in the Delaware River or Delaware Bay, 12 Dec 194240-mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns aboard light cruiser Montpelier, circa 1943
The launching of Montpelier, Camden, New Jersey, 12 Feb 1942Light cruiser Montpelier off Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, early Dec 1942Light cruiser Montpelier underway near Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, probably in the Delaware River or Delaware Bay, 12 Dec 194240-mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns aboard light cruiser Montpelier, circa 1943
Aerial view of light cruiser USS Montpelier, circa 1943Montpelier underway, circa 1943SOC Seagull aircraft being catapulted from USS Montpelier, circa 1943Line crossing ceremony aboard light cruiser USS Montpelier, circa 1943; note SOC-1 aircraft in background
Aerial view of light cruiser USS Montpelier, circa 1943Montpelier underway, circa 1943SOC Seagull aircraft being catapulted from USS Montpelier, circa 1943Line crossing ceremony aboard light cruiser USS Montpelier, circa 1943; note SOC-1 aircraft in background
Cruiser Montpelier entered Havannah Harbor, Efate, New Hebrides, 22 Apr 1943; note SOC floatplane in foregroundUSS Denver SG radarscope image showing Battle of Kula Gulf situation at 0117 on 6 Jul 1943Montpelier firing her guns during the Battle of Empress Augusta Bay, night of 1-2 Nov 1943US Navy Rear Admiral Aaron S. Merrill receiving the Navy Cross award from Vice Admiral Aubrey W. Fitch on the after deck of USS Montpelier, Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 11 Dec 1943
Cruiser Montpelier entered Havannah Harbor, Efate, New Hebrides, 22 Apr 1943; note SOC floatplane in foregroundUSS Denver SG radarscope image showing Battle of Kula Gulf situation at 0117 on 6 Jul 1943Montpelier firing her guns during the Battle of Empress Augusta Bay, night of 1-2 Nov 1943US Navy Rear Admiral Aaron S. Merrill receiving the Navy Cross award from Vice Admiral Aubrey W. Fitch on the after deck of USS Montpelier, Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 11 Dec 1943
Unit Commendation letter for US Navy Cruiser Division 12 for performance in Battle of Empress Augusta Bay, 2 Nov 1943Light cruiser Montpelier underway from the Marshall Islands en route for Saipan, Mariana Islands, 11 Jun 1944USS Montpelier at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States following overhaul, 18 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2; note camouflage Measure 32, Design 11aUSS Montpelier at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States following overhaul, 18 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2; note camouflage Measure 32, Design 11a
Unit Commendation letter for US Navy Cruiser Division 12 for performance in Battle of Empress Augusta Bay, 2 Nov 1943Light cruiser Montpelier underway from the Marshall Islands en route for Saipan, Mariana Islands, 11 Jun 1944USS Montpelier at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States following overhaul, 18 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2; note camouflage Measure 32, Design 11aUSS Montpelier at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States following overhaul, 18 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2; note camouflage Measure 32, Design 11a
USS Montpelier at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States following overhaul, 21 Oct 1944; USS Indianapolis in backgroundColumn of American cruisers Phoenix (where the photo was taken), Boise, Denver, Cleveland, and Montpelier, off Corregidor, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 13 Feb 1945Rear Admiral Aaron Merrill working with Captain W. D. Brown aboard USS Montpelier, Solomon Islands area, 23 Dec 1943Aerial view of the Reserve Fleet Basin at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 19 May 1955
USS Montpelier at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States following overhaul, 21 Oct 1944; USS Indianapolis in backgroundColumn of American cruisers Phoenix (where the photo was taken), Boise, Denver, Cleveland, and Montpelier, off Corregidor, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 13 Feb 1945Rear Admiral Aaron Merrill working with Captain W. D. Brown aboard USS Montpelier, Solomon Islands area, 23 Dec 1943Aerial view of the Reserve Fleet Basin at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 19 May 1955
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