DRUM Christening and Launching
May 23, 1970

Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Vallejo, California
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Christening and Launch Photos

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More of the launch sequence  

Tugs get a hold of the Drum


This series of pictures was taken by Danny Farrow former ET1 (SS) who was stationed on the USS John C. Calhoun when it was in Mare Island for overhaul in 1970. Thanks so much to Danny for providing these great photos.

 

 

Revised: November 22, 2008