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Old 10-14-2008, 10:18 PM   #1
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Default USS Drum (SS-228) website - Drum228.org

I'm working on a website that is just for the USS Drum (SS-228). I'm trying to cover all the bases - history, photos, war patrol reports, and museum information including restoration. All of this in one central place.

Updating the website all the time, take a look:

http://www.drum228.org

After all, she is our OLDEST American WWII-era museum submarine.
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Old 11-22-2008, 02:13 PM   #2
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All 13 of the USS Drum's war patrols are now online!

http://www.drum228.org/patrols.html
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Old 02-18-2009, 08:19 PM   #3
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Completed a WWII crew roster (updates and corrections are still in store I'm sure). Added some photos to war patrols 1, 5, 9, and 14.

Confirmed that she did have a pair of 5"/25 deck guns when she left Hunters Point for what would have been patrol 14. How awesome.
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Old 02-18-2009, 08:31 PM   #4
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Are there any airlines that fly down there? that looks like a cool museum!
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Are there any airlines that fly down there? that looks like a cool museum!
To be honest, I know nothing about Mobile. My wife and I just drive down there to visit Battleship Memorial Park and to eat at a good seafood restaurant just down the road (Original Oyster House).

However, Mobile is a large city. Maybe you could find something on the Mobile Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau website. I'm not much help.

I'll be returning there on March 19th if everything works out.

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Mobile Regional Airport

American Eagle, ASA, Continental Express, Delta, Northwest Airlink, and US Airways.
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Cool! In SH4 I'm playing as the U.S.S. Drum in the early war. I've sprung a few leaks(10% hull damage), but sunk many japs!

The real "Drum" will interest me now also in research. The Drum was the first of the Gato's! I'm building a 52 inch Gato model, but the coning tower is later war.
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I'll have to drag my friend from Alabama along. I'll need a translator anyway
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Cool! In SH4 I'm playing as the U.S.S. Drum in the early war. I've sprung a few leaks(10% hull damage), but sunk many japs!

The real "Drum" will interest me now also in research. The Drum was the first of the Gato's! I'm building a 52 inch Gato model, but the coning tower is later war.
I, too, was assigned the Drum when I played SH4
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