Volunteer and participate in Work Weeks, Cruises, Dinners, and Celebrations with your LST family!

Spring 2017 Engineer Group
Spring 2017 Damage Control Team
Spring 2017 Deck Work Week
Spring 2017 Deck Crew
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner 2016

Consider becoming a Member TODAY!

Your membership dues go directly toward the maintenance of the USS LST 325! Every member receives our newsletter The Phoenix. Inside every issue is the latest news about the restoration projects currently underway, upcoming cruises, events, and progress we've made here at the ship.  Members are also encouraged to take advantage of discounts in the Gift Shop, see the Membership Levels for all applicable discounts.  To become a member, simply click one of the links below for a Membership Form.  This can be filled out and mailed to:

USS LST Ship Memorial, Inc.

840 LST Dr.

Evansville, IN  47713 

Or email the completed form to 325office@lstmemorial.org.

(for a printable PDF of this form, please Click Here)

Membership Levels and Benefits

All USS LST Ship Memorial, Inc. Members receive free admission to the Memorial and all

HNSA Reciprocal Museum Free Admission Program participating museums. 

 Click here  for a list of participating museums.

Seaman/Fireman (1 Year)
Receive the Phoenix and 10% Discount in Ship's Store.


Petty Officer (3 Year)

Receive the Phoenix and 10% Discount in Ship's Store.

Chief 1 Year Membership (1 Year)
Receive the Phoenix, 15% Discount in Ship's Store, and a lapel pin.

Executive Officer (3 Year)
Receive the Phoenix, 15% Discount in Ship's Store, and a lapel pin.

Honorary Captain (Lifetime)
Receive the Phoenix, 15% Discount in Ship's Store, christening pin, shot glass, and a certificate noting membership level.

Admiral (Lifetime)
Receive the Phoenix, 20% Discount in Ships' Store, christening pin, coffee mug, and a certificate noting membership level.

You should receive your membership card within 2-3 weeks of applying online.  Remember to come in person or call the office for orders to apply your member discount in the Gift Shop!  Your membership will help restore and maintain the USS LST 325 so future generations will know of these ships and the men who served on them.

Volunteers are ALWAYS needed!
Click Here for an Excel Volunteer Form
Click Here for a PDF Volunteer Form
All we have done, are doing, and will accomplish is not possible without the commitment, time, and skills of our volunteers. As a non-profit organization, volunteers are the lifeblood of the organization.  Since we took possession of our ship and 24 sailors returned her to our shores and our homeport of Evansville, hundreds of volunteers have worked thousands of hours in restoration, maintenance and sharing the ship’s historic legacy to tourists and school groups while in port and our annual cruise to other historic events.
There are always volunteer opportunities for our members! Groups are invited for one-time projects or continued projects. Individual volunteers are added to one of our volunteer crews listed below:

Ship Maintenance and Restoration Crew is always in need of painters and people that are not afraid of a little dirt.  The majority of this work is accomplished while in Evansville.  Workers can live aboard while working on one or more of the ongoing projects.  Opportunities exist for those with specific experience on a LST, with technical skills, and those who simply love and support historic ships.

Cruise Crew each year the ship makes a trip to another US port.  Done in conjunction with a historic event, the ship remains in port and welcomes visitors abroad to learn more about the ship, crew, and service through three conflicts.  Crews require experienced sailors, with a limited number of positions for general help.

Education Crew assists all guests during their visits to the ship.  Leading tours, assisting with displays, and sharing our history make the visit a richer experience for individuals, families, and school groups.

Come join our staff and volunteer crews who strive every day to preserve the USS LST 325 and the crews of all LSTS’s legendary naval legacy.
 We ask that all our volunteers become members of the USS LST Ship Memorial and to fill out a Volunteer Form. (If having trouble printing, make sure to click "Enable Editing" once you open the Excel file.)

For more information please contact us at 812-435-8678 or by e-mail 325office@lstmemorial.org.