USS Drum

October 1999
Upper Level Ops Compartment

Exterior More Exterior Pictures Bow Compartment Upper Level Ops Compartment Middle Level Ops Compartment Lower Level Ops Compartment

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Control Room
Picture taken from the Bridge access ladder showing the Periscope Stand (center), Helm and Planes station (foreground right) and Ballast Control Panel-BCP (background right).
The periscopes are removed.
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Control Room
Another view from forward looking aft towards the stbd side. Periscope stand is on the right and the space on the left is where the firecontrol consoles once stood. In the back is the bulkhead separating Sonar (partially removed).
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Control Room
This picture is taken from the aft stbd corner of Control looking forward. The empty deck foundations are where equipment consoles where mounted.
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Upper Level
This appears to be taken in the Radio Room. All the equipment is removed and you can see the curvature of the hull and frames on the right. It appears that in the distance the bulkhead between radio and Sonar has been removed.
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Upper Level
This looks like the Radio Room looking stbd towards the hull. There was once racks of equipment in here.
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Control Room
This is looking aft from in front of the BCP.
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Control Room
This picture is taken from the aft port corner of Control. The black box on the right is the radar controller.

When I was on Drum this was "my corner" with the SATNAV, LORAN A and C, SINS Printer and plotting table.
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Control Room
Starboard side which would have been behind Firecontrol consoles (now removed). ACO Switchboards are in the center of the photo.
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Control Room
This shows the Control room ladder leading to Middle Level Ops. This is taken from in front of the Sonar "Shack" door (on the right). The CO's Stateroom is on the left at the top of the ladder. Straight ahead is the aft end of the Control Room.
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CO's Stateroom
 Bunk and lockers removed, safes still there.
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CO's stateroom 
Looking in from the door leading to the Control Room and the ladder to middle Level Ops.
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CO/XO's head
God help the guy who forgets to put up the "Blowing Sanitarys" sign!
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Revised: November 22, 2008