D-Day vessel navigates through Cheatham Lock
Photo Credit: Fred Tucker
The Landing Ship Tank 325, the first LST in history to pass through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District's Cheatham Dam at Ashland City, Tenn. prepares to continue upstream about 1:45 a.m. Sept. 17, 2012. Commissioned Feb. 1, 1943 the USS LST 325 saw extensive combat duty in the European Theater in World War II; service with the Military Sea Transportation Service as USNS LST 325 du...ring arctic operations in the 1950's and later as L-144 (A/G Syros) while in the service of the Greek Navy. The USS LST Memorial, Inc. obtained the ship in 2000 and will offer public tours of the now fully operational World War II-era ship Sept. 18-24, at Nashville's Riverfront Park. (USACE photo by Fred Tucker)
Page last updated Mon September 17th, 2012 at 00:00