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Photo gallery: LST 325 arrives in Pittsburgh

| Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, 6:23 p.m.
Vietnam Marine veteran Dan Cinowalt of Bon Air admires Pittsburgh’s skyline Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, from the upper deck of the World War II-era USS LST 325. The ship will be docked on the North Shore during the next week and will be open to the public for tours.
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Vietnam Marine veteran Dan Cinowalt of Bon Air admires Pittsburgh’s skyline Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, from the upper deck of the World War II-era USS LST 325. The ship will be docked on the North Shore during the next week and will be open to the public for tours.
Crew baker Pete Kish, 74, of East Liverpool, Ohio, takes a photograph from the top of the World War II-era USS LST 325 as the ship approaches The Point on its way to dock along the North Shore on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
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Crew baker Pete Kish, 74, of East Liverpool, Ohio, takes a photograph from the top of the World War II-era USS LST 325 as the ship approaches The Point on its way to dock along the North Shore on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
People watch from the West End Bridge as the World War II-era USS LST 325 approaches downtown Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
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People watch from the West End Bridge as the World War II-era USS LST 325 approaches downtown Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
World War II veterans Jack Stephenson, 88, of Moline, Ill., (right) and Irwin Kuhns, 89, of Westerville, Ohio, sit with shipmates during the last leg of their journey from Evansville, Ind., to Pittsburgh on the USS LST 325 on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
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World War II veterans Jack Stephenson, 88, of Moline, Ill., (right) and Irwin Kuhns, 89, of Westerville, Ohio, sit with shipmates during the last leg of their journey from Evansville, Ind., to Pittsburgh on the USS LST 325 on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
Navy veteran and throttle man Walt Marler, 74, of Chattanooga, Tenn., (center), controls the last leg of the journey from Evansville, Ind., to Pittsburgh on the World War II-era USS LST 325 on  Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
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Navy veteran and throttle man Walt Marler, 74, of Chattanooga, Tenn., (center), controls the last leg of the journey from Evansville, Ind., to Pittsburgh on the World War II-era USS LST 325 on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
The World War II-era USS LST 325, which was part of the invasion of Omaha Beach on D-Day, arrives in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
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The World War II-era USS LST 325, which was part of the invasion of Omaha Beach on D-Day, arrives in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
J.B. Good of Bethel Park (center) helps dock the World War II-era USS LST 325 along the North Shore on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
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J.B. Good of Bethel Park (center) helps dock the World War II-era USS LST 325 along the North Shore on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
The World War II-era USS LST 325 enters the Emsworth Locks and Dams, the last lock the ship passed through before docking on  Pittsburgh's North Shore, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
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The World War II-era USS LST 325 enters the Emsworth Locks and Dams, the last lock the ship passed through before docking on Pittsburgh's North Shore, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
The World War II-era USS LST 325 waits to pass through the Emsworth Locks and Dams, the last lock the ship passed through before docking on Pittsburgh's North Shore, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
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The World War II-era USS LST 325 waits to pass through the Emsworth Locks and Dams, the last lock the ship passed through before docking on Pittsburgh's North Shore, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
The World War II-era USS LST 325, which was part of the invasion of Omaha Beach on D-Day, docks on the North Shore outside Heinz Field on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
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The World War II-era USS LST 325, which was part of the invasion of Omaha Beach on D-Day, docks on the North Shore outside Heinz Field on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

The LST 325 arrived in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, after traveling through the Emsworth Lock and Dam and docking on the North Shore outside Heinz Field as part of an exhibit that includes public tours of the WWII-era vessel.

The ship, now maned by veteran volunteers, made 42 trips in support of the the Omaha Beach invasion on D-Day, June 6, 1944, and also was used in Sicily in July 1943, and later served in the Cold War on duty in the Arctic.

It is the only Landing Ship Tank in the country that is fully operational and being restored to its original condition. All of her original equipment is still onboard and working, including the anti-aircraft guns.

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