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DRUM (AGSS 228)
(ex - SS 228)
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VESSEL STATUS
Class: AGSS 212 UIC: 05228
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/14/1969 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Portsmouth
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/12/1940 Commission Date: 11/01/1941
Keel Date: 09/11/1940 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/12/1941 Decommission Date: 02/16/1946
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 27.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
5.0
Delivery Date: 12/23/1941 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 27.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/30/1968
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 312 ft Waterline Length: 307 ft
Extreme Beam: 27 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 17 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 1490 tons Full Displacement: 2060 tons
Dead Weight: 570 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: none
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: DRUM IS LOCATED AT THE USS ALABAMA BATTLESHIP COMMISSION, BATTLESHIP MEMORIAL PARK, 2703 BATTLESHIP PARKWAY, MOBILE, AL. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 86000086 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/1986.
Last Updated: 12/10/2004
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