DrumDrum entering Pearl Harbor, sailors waving on top deck, date unknownDrumTop view of the Drum
Drum's launching ceremony, 12 May 1941Drum entering Pearl Harbor, sailors waving on top deck, date unknownDrum's bow and conning tower, date unknownTop view of the Drum's conning tower, showing her twin 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft weapons, date unknown
USS Drum sailing on the surface off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 22 Mar 1944USS Drum submerged off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 22 Mar 1944Submarine Drum on 3 July 1945An aerial view of the San Francisco Naval Shipyard at Hunters Point, San Francisco, California United States, May 24, 1945.
USS Drum sailing on the surface off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 22 Mar 1944USS Drum submerged off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 22 Mar 1944Submarine Drum on 3 July 1945An aerial view of the San Francisco Naval Shipyard at Hunters Point, San Francisco, California United States, May 24, 1945.
Decommissioned submarines at Groton, Connecticut, United States, circa 1947; L to R: Archer-Fish, Flasher, Cobia, Croaker, Drum, and Cavalla
Decommissioned submarines at Groton, Connecticut, United States, circa 1947; L to R: Archer-Fish, Flasher, Cobia, Croaker, Drum, and Cavalla
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"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."

James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945