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,
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. >>Read
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
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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
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)