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U.S.S. DRUM

(SS-228)

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SS-228 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-228 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-228 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1940 - Keel Date: 11 SEP 1940
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
MAY 1941 - Launch Date: 12 MAY 1941
NOV 1941 - Commissioned: 1 NOV 1941
FEB 1946 - Decommissioned: 16 FEB 1946

SS-228 General Specifications

Class: Gato-class submarine

Complement: 6 Officers and 54 Enlisted

Displacement: 1490 tons

Length: 311 feet 9 inches

Beam: 27 feet 3 inches

Draft: 17 feet

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Museum ship at Mobile Alabama as of 14 April 1969