Top view of the Drum's conning tower, showing her twin 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft weapons, date unknown

Caption   Top view of the Drum's conning tower, showing her twin 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft weapons, date unknown ww2dbase
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Added Date 7 Sep 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed BILL says:
25 Feb 2009 07:03:40 PM

Info above photo: Twin mount 20mm Oerlikon cannon, many subs even mounted 40mm Bofors cannon's subs also carried the fifty caliber machine-gun. The weapons would be brought on deck, and used for specifie use the .50's being brought in before diving. Also carried was the 3inch deck gun.

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