Association

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

Reunion

Planning has begun for the next U.S.S. Rochester (CA-124) reunion, which will be held in Charleston, South Carolina, in the fall of 2016. Stay tuned for more info

Memories

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