What was another name for the Velasco whose anchor is in Asturias Spain at the Museo de Anclas Philippe Cousteau which also is known as the Philippe Cousteau Anchor Museum?

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USS LST-1156 was the original name of the Velasco whose anchor is in the Philippe Cousteau Anchor Museum [Museo de Anclas Philippe Cousteau] in Asturias, Spain. LST-1156 was later known as USS Terrebonne Parish [LST-1156]. LST-1156 was involved in 9 naval deployments from 1952 to 1971. On October 29, 1971, LST-1156 was loaned to the Spanish Navy. Spain purchased LST-1156 on May 17, 1978. LST-1156 was renamed Velasco by the Spanish Navy.


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