USS Montrose (APA-212)

USS Montrose (APA-212) was a Haskell class attack transport that saw service with the US Navy in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War.

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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USS Montrose (APA-212) - Operational History - Decorations
... 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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