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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There are shots of actual destroyers, including HMS Imogen (D44), HMS Isis (D87) and HMS Griffin (H31). See more
When the order is given to 'Cease Fire', an officer speaks into the speaking tubes. However, these were put out of action earlier with orders being passed along a chain of men. 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
Lyrics by James Thomson
Music by Thomas Augustine Arne
Heard as a them during the film and also played over the end credits See more