Lieutenant Joe Rossi is 1st Officer on a Liberty Ship in a great convoy bound from Halifax to Murmansk. After German subs crushed the convoy his ship loses the convoy and is heading alone to Murmansk. In spite of attacks by German planes and subs he get the ship safely to Murmansk... Written by
Stephan Eichenberg <email@example.com>
Warner Bros. thunderous story of the men of the merchant marine!
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Director Lloyd Bacon
's contract with Warner Bros. expired during production. Jack L. Warner
told him, "Finish the picture and we'll talk about it," but Bacon wasn't willing to continue without a contract. Warner fired him and brought in Byron Haskin
to finish the film. See more
On the maiden voyage of the new ship, Captain Jarvis is standing at the rail of the flying bridge with all 3 buttons of his jacket fastened. The view changes to a rear view and when he answers "Very well" to the helmsman and turns toward the camera, his jacket is completely unbuttoned and hanging open. As he then steps down from the bridge and walks toward Lt. Rossi, all 3 buttons of his jacket are once again fastened. See more
[Seeing the battered Liberty Ship pulling into the harbor in Mermansk
It's a miracle!
Rear Admiral Williams
That isn't a miracle; it's American seamanship.
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Music by Daniel E. Kelley
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