The Ingalls Harbor Pavilion in Decatur, AL will be hosting a charity dinner with members of the crew of the LST-325 and guest speaker Capt. Gary M. Rose (Congressional Medal of Honor recipient) on Wed., August 28, 2019. A cash bar will open at 6:00pm and dinner will be served at 7:00pm central time. Tickets may be purchased for individual place settings [$75], single tables with an LST-325 crew member (seats up to 9) [$850], or tables without an LST-325 crew member (seats up to 10) [$750]. Ticket numbers will be assigned at time of purchase and distributed via email; these will be redeemed for admittance and tickets at the door.
Tickets may be purchased here: https://lstmemorial.org/shop/decatur-ticket
To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day the LST-325 will be temporarily moving down to the central Evansville Riverfront and will be offering free, self-guided tours June 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th. The ship will be closed to tours on June 5th and June 10th for her move to and from the downtown location.
June 5 - LST-325 Closed for move to Downtown location near Tropicana
~8:30am - LST-325 underway from Marina Point
~11:30am - LST-325 arrival & mooring at Tropicana mooring
June 6 - 9:00am to 1:00pm : D-Day 75th Anniversary Commemorative Ceremony aboard ship
1:00pm to 5:00pm : LST-325 open to public for free tours
2:00pm to 4:00pm : Air Force band performing
June 7-9 - 9:00am to 5:00pm : LST-325 open to public for free tours
June 8 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm : D-Day 75th Anniversary Big Band 40s Gala at the Tropicana Events Center.
June 9 - ~6:00pm : LST-325 underway from Tropicana mooring
~7:00pm : LST-325 arrival and mooring at Marina Point
June 10 - Ship CLOSED for clean-up and preparation for tours
If you have any questions, please contact our office at (812) 435-8678 or at email@example.com
Approved Engineering volunteers work on repair and maintenance details to ready the ship for the summer tourist season and cruises. We always need volunteers so make sure your membership is up-to-date and apply to be a USS LST Memorial volunteer here. You’ll love it!
Every year we host the Veteran's Day Breakfast sponsored by Browning Funeral Home. Veterans and Active Duty Military are welcome aboard ship for a full breakfast right from our Galley! Eat aboard a WWII Navy Ship as we thank our Military! We start at 7:00 a.m. and run until 10:00 a.m. or until the food runs out!