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Nice original press photo showing the US Naval  USS Montana armored cruiser ACR13 and renamed USS Missoula June  7  1920,

Backside has sm piece of paper attached that reads:  USS Montana with the bodies of sailors  and marines killed at Vera Cruz off the battery New York May 10

The USS Texas was part of the squadron that landed a force of 800 Marines and  seamen at Vera Cruz on April 22 1914 to protect U.S. citizens and rights during a period of political unrest in Mexico.   On May 10 1914 the USS Montana returned to New York with bodies of the dead in the capture of Vera Cruz.


  • Original
  • Date: 1914
  • Measurements: 6 x 8 1/2 inch
  • Condition: Sold as used item, edge/surface wear, light crease, no tears

1914 US Navy USS Montana Armored Cruiser ACR-13 returns to New York

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