The USS Rochester Association is comprised of naval veterans who served on the USS Rochester (CA 124) while it was commissioned. The association publishes a quarterly newsletter and has a reunion every 2 years.  Welcome to their internet home. read more

About the Rochester

The third USS Rochester (CA-124), an Oregon City-class heavy cruiser, was laid down 29 May 1944 by Bethlehem Steel Co., Quincy, Mass.; launched 28 August 1945; and commissioned 20 December 1946 at the Boston Navy Yard, Capt. Harry Guthrie in command. read more


The next USS ROCHESTER Reunion will be in beautiful San Antonio, Texas, at the Crowne Plaza Riverwalk Hotel. The hotel is located downtown on the Riverwalk, which is packed with restaurants and shops.  Activities include a tour of the Alamo - within walking distance of the hotel - a Texas ranch-style cookout, and a tour of the WWII in the Pacific Museum. read more


A number of Rochester veterans have written about their experiences on board and in the Navy. Enjoy their stories and photos. read more

Photo Galleries

The veterans of the USS Rochester provided hundreds of photos showing their times on the ship and ashore. Shipmates, Pacific scenery and more.... view

Ship's Store

The Ship's Store has many items, caps, shirts, jackets, jewelry.....with the USS Rochester name, logo or CA-124, to identify you as a member, relative or supporter of the Association. read more