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Friday, Dec. 26, 2014
LST-325 World War II ship docks in Cape Girardeau

LST-325 floating museum on fundraising tour

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The LST-325 passes the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge construction site at Cape Girardeau on June 20, 2003.

The LST-325 prepares to dock at the Cape Girardeau riverfront.

People watch the LST-325 arrive for its five-day visit to Cape Girardeau on its fundraising tour on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers from Mobile, Ala.

Capt. Bob Jornlin sailed the LST ship memorial 6,000 miles from Crete to the United States in 47 days. The ship was commissioned in 1943. The U.S. government gave it to Greece in 1964.

Crew members stand in a gunwell while watching the ship dock at Cape Girardeau.

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