The USS Montague (AKA-98) was an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship launched on February 12, 1945, with the hull number AKA-98. It was commissioned on April 13, the same year under Capt. B.H. Thomas’s command and served in the US Navy for 10 years until it was decommissioned on November 22, 1955. It carried a complement of 474 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, Ulithi, Okinawa, the Caribbean, and Japan. After decommissioning, the USS Montague entered the Pacific Reserve Fleet. For the services brought to the country during the Korean and Southeastern Asia activity, the USS Montague received 5 battle stars. Thousands of Navy veterans have suffered serious and irreversible lung injuries and cancer in other parts of the body because of asbestos exposure. If you believe you were exposed to asbestos while serving aboard the USS Montague (AKA-98), we can connect you with the most suitable legal experts in your area, who will provide you with quality legal assistance so that you can focus on your treatment, rather than the confusing and complex legal procedures involved.