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>
A Blasting Salvo Of Giant Action And Thrills!
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Did You Know?
There was no German battleship of the name, Deutschland, in the Second World War. There was a pocket battleship/ heavy cruiser named the Lutzow, which had been called the Deutschland but the name was changed in 1939 for morale reasons. (It was thought that the psychological effect on the German people of losing a ship named Deutschland would be too great.) See more
When the aircraft approaches the Deutschland, a magazine can be seen on the observer's machine gun. When they decide to attack, the observer is seen to attach a magazine to the gun that now does not have one. 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