Montrose was named after a county in Colorado. She was laid down under Maritime Commission Contract 17 June 1944, by Permanente Metals Corporation of Richmond, California; launched 13 September 1944, and commissioned 2 November 1944, Comdr. H. G. Davis in command.
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... Montrosereceived one battle star for World War II service, three for Korean War service and six for Vietnam War service, giving her a career total of ten battle stars ...
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“Scatter my ashes, strew them in the air:
Lord since thou knowst where all these atoms are,
Im hopeful thoult recover once my dust,
And confident thoult raise me with the just.”
—James Graham Marquess of Montrose (16121650)