A Ship of the Force
USS Terrebonne Parish
First in New LST Development

By Rick Erisman, RM3, Ship's Historian
USS Terrebonne Parish (LST 1156) Association

First of the new-type LSTs to be constructed following the end of World War II the USS LST 1156's keel was laid January 2, 1952 at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.

The ship was launched August 9, 1952 under the sponsorship of Miss Anne Lambert McCrea, daughter of Rear Adm. John M. McCrea, USN, Commandant First Naval District, Boston.  
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Jan-Feb-Mar 2013
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11th LST 1156

May6 - 9 2015
Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA

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Ship's Association Formed

The USS Terrebonne Parish (LST 1156) Association was organized in 2001. It has a paid membership of approximately 157, which includes former officers and crewmembers, in addition to former marine Corps personnel, and associate members from the external community. >>Read more

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T-Bone Ship Lore

  • A Marine's Memories of the "T".
  • Company "M" and the '62 T-Bone Med Cruise.
  • The Face in the Mirror.
  • How to Simulate Being a Sailor.
  • Stuck on the Beach.

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Special Awards and Comendations

National Defense Service Medal Armed Forces Expeditionary Medals (AFEM) (4) during Caribbean deployments:

  • 15 Nov.-16 Dec. 1962 Cuba (24 Oct. 62-31 Dec. 62)
  • 16-18 Mar. 1966 Dominican Republic
  • 31 May-08 Jun. 1966 Dominican Republic
  • 10 Aug.-06 Sep. 1966 Dominican Republic (18 Apr. 65-21 Sep. 66)

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