The SS-228 Drum sank three ships May 1942 including the Japanese seaplane carrier Mizuho off the coast of Tokyo, Shonan Maru south of Japan and Kitakata southwest of Tokyo.

History for the SS-228, U.S.S. Drum

Launched:Builder:Sponsor:Commissioned:First Captain:Stricken/Lost:
5/12/41PortsmouthMrs T Holcomb11/1/41CDR Robert H. RiceMuseum, Mobile, AL
No:Captain:From:Date:Duration:Score (WT):JANACReturn:
1Robert H. RicePearl Harbor4/42564/24,0004/20,000Pearl Harbor
2Robert H. RicePearl Harbor7/42540/00/0Pearl Harbor
3Robert H. RicePearl Harbor9/42463/19,5003/13,200Pearl Harbor
4Bernard F. McMahonPearl Harbor11/42560/00/0Pearl Harbor
5Bernard F. McMahonPearl Harbor3/43473/15,9002/10,000Pearl Harbor
6Bernard F. McMahonPearl Harbor6/43491/8,7001/5,000Brisbane
7Bernard F. McMahonBrisbane8/43513/12,9001/1,334Brisbane
8Delbert F. WilliamsonBrisbane11/43341/11,9001/11,621Pearl Harbor
9Delbert F. WilliamsonPearl Harbor4/44500/00/0Pearl Harbor
10Maurice H. RindskopfPearl Harbor6/44510/00/0Pearl Harbor
11Maurice H. RindskopfPearl Harbor9/44594/25,1003/18,500Pearl Harbor
12Frank M. EddyPearl Harbor12/44420/00/0Pearl Harbor
13Frank M. EddyPearl Harbor2/45510/00/0Pearl Harbor


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