John Noonan, below, cooks up fried rice for the volunteer crew of the LST-325. Below, the ship has dual 40-caliber guns. (Staff photos by Ken Ritchie/kritchie@madisoncourier.com)
John Noonan, below, cooks up fried rice for the volunteer crew of the LST-325. Below, the ship has dual 40-caliber guns. (Staff photos by Ken Ritchie/kritchie@madisoncourier.com)
The USS LST-325 arrived in Madison on Wednesday. The ship, launched in October 1942, was decommissioned in 1999. It now serves as a floating museum. The U.S. Navy ship was used in the Normandy Landings at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944.

Public tours will available today through Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tours cost $10 for adults, $5 for those between ages 6 and 17, and $20 for a family of two adults and two children. Children 5 and younger are free.