UPDATE: WWII USS LST 325 opens today for tours
UPDATE: A bit of World War II history is now in the Scenic City.
The USS LST 325 docked at Ross's Landing early Wednesday morning around 6:00, for an extended visit, and offer tours of the World War II Landing Ship Tank vessel.
The ship is the only operational LST in its World War II configuration still afloat in U.S. waters.
Tours of the ship begin Thursday, from 10:00am to 5:00pm through Tuesday, August 27th. Tours last approximately one hour.
Prices for adults are $10' children ages 6-17 are $5; children 5 and under are free. WWII veterans and Korean War veterans will be granted ‘head of the line’ privileges and free admission. Active duty military, in uniform with a valid DOD ID card are also granted free admission.
In 2014, the LST 325 visited Chattanooga in a record-breaking stop for the number of visitors in a single visit, a record that still stands.
The crew expects to welcome their 500,000th visitor during their time in the Scenic City.
More information on the USS LST 325 can be found on the ship's website.