Three US sailors fight German U-boats in World War I aboard a decoy ship and try to win Ginger Rogers who works on the Coney Island midway.
Did You Know?
U boats were in fact a significant danger in WWI and every allied merchant fleet suffered serious loss of both ships and men . The Atlantic Convoy System with escort vessels was invented during the Great War, to help counter the threat. See more
When the two sailors are painting the side of the ship and end up 'overboard', the far shot shows them - as has the entire scene - on the port side of the ship, however the closeup alone shows them on the starboard side (the water changes direction in each shot). See more
Tommy, get hold of our destroyers!
You bet! I'll give them the S.O.S.
S.O.S., hell! Tell them the German subs are planning to attack our troop ships that left New York yesterday.
Edited into Below the Sea
Music by Tony Jackson
and Egbert Van Alstyne
Background music during the Coney Island scenes See more