Lt. Cranford lives the life of a playboy sportsman until the outbreak of war when he joins the Royal Navy and is assigned to convoy protection duties. The convoy is a part of the vital supply chain that is all that is allowing Britain to fight off the Nazi threat. A German battleship targets the convoy protection ships and a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues. Written by
Steve Crook <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Life-Line of an Empire in Action!
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There are shots of actual destroyers, including HMS Imogen (D44), HMS Isis (D87) and HMS Griffin (H31). See more
The U37 Commander says to take the submarine down to 50 feet. Being German, he should have said 15 meters, as Germany used the metric system. The Officers on the Deutschland, later in the movie, use metric measurements. See more
Prefatory title: Convoy is dedicated in all gratitude to the Officers and Men of the Royal and Merchant Navies. Their cheerful co-operation made it possible to present the many scenes in our film which were taken at sea under actual wartime conditions. See more
Referenced in Enigma
Eternal Father, strong to save
(also known as "Royal Navy Hymn") (uncredited)
Lyrics by William Whiting
Music by John B. Dykes
Sung by the survivors at the church parade back in harbour See more