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UPDATE: USS LST-325's last day in Chattanooga

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The USS LTS-235 at Ross Landing in Chattanooga Thursday. Photo by Derek Eledge/WRCBtv.com The USS LTS-235 at Ross Landing in Chattanooga Thursday. Photo by Derek Eledge/WRCBtv.com
The USS LTS-325 standed at low tide during the invasion of Normandy in 1944. The USS LTS-325 standed at low tide during the invasion of Normandy in 1944.
CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

A bit of history will spend its last day in the Scenic City Wednesday as the World War II USS LST-325 docked at Ross's Landing for an extended visit.

Visitors can purchase tickets for tours of the of the World War II Landing Ship Tank. will be in Chattanooga September 11-17

USS LST-325 participated in the D-Day Invasion on June 6th, 1944 as well as other invasions and occupations.  

READ MORE | USS LST Ship Memorial LST-325 calendar

It was launched on October 27, 1942 and commissioned on February 1, 1943.  On September 1, 1961, the ship was removed from the Naval Register of Ships and transferred to the National Defense Reserve Fleet.   

In 1999, by an act of Congress, she was given to the LST Ship Memorial, Inc.

Visitors can get a 30-45 minute tour of the vessel from 9:00am-5:00pm daily; Adults: $10, Ages 6-17: $5, and children 5 and under are free.  A family of 2 adults and 2 minor children is $20.  
 


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