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
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The Life-Line of an Empire in Action!
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Did You Know?
Writer/Director Pen Tennyson
was in the RNVR (Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve) and was granted an exemption to service while he made this film. To gain some experience of convoy life he served on HMS Valourous on convoy duty. See more
The radio message showing that the SS Seaflower is sinking and mentioning that Lucy Armitage is aboard appears twice - on different forms and in different handwriting (despite being written by the same radio operator). 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
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