Paul Devereaux is a second officer with lots of experience with merchant ships. But this is World War II and the Royal Canadian Navy desperately needs experienced officers. Paul is thus given command of his own ship. However, in early 1940's, Canadian Navy does not have the biggest budget nor the most qualified enlisted men. Paul's ship must escort merchant ship to Europe and back and take part in the longest naval battle in history. Written by
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[the engine has seized due to lack of oil
I told you this would happen DAYS AGO, and you wouldn't listen!
The engine is YOURS! You're supposed to keep it running no matter what! Now you get us *flashed up and moving* before a U-Boat *punches our ticket*!
[Chief Engineer leaves
[to Pooley, in the sonar room
Anything, Mr. Pooley?
Sub Lt. Pooley
No sir. For us to hear any subs, we need absolute silence. Some son-of-a-bitch was yelling his lungs out up there a second ago!
[Devereaux winces, knowing it was him
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