<<Up ContentsUSS Montana (BB-67)
Building of a battleship to be named
USS Montana (BB-67) in honor of the 41st state
and to be the lead ship of her class
was authorized July 19, 1940, and assigned to the
Philadelphia Navy Yard; but, before her keel was
laid, construction was canceled July 21, 1943. Montana
was the second battleship and third ship overall to be given that name; however, both battleships (the other being BB-51) were cancelled. Only one Montana has ever been commissioned: ACR-13[?].