Battleship MONTANA (BB-67)
Builders:New York Naval Shipyard,Philadelphia Naval Shipyard,Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Operators:United States Navy
Succeeded by:N/A, last battleship class authorized
Fate: All cancelled in 1943 before being laid down
The Montana-class battleships were approved for construction during World War II, but changes in wartime building priorities resulted in their cancellation in favor of continuing production of Essex-class aircraft carriers and Iowa-class battleships before any Montana-class keels were laid.