Lt. Cmdr. Tom Dodge is assigned as Captain to the USS Stingray, an old diesel driven submarine that has seen better days. With a crew that consists only of weird guys (and a gal), he's headed against the atomic powered USS Orlando, with the mission to destroy a dummy battleship. Written by
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A rusty sub. A rebel commander. A renegade crew. When destiny called, they should have hung up.
Did You Know?
Harry Dean Stanton played a very similar role in 1979's "Alien." Both characters were engineers on a, "ship," with similar attitudes and wore, "Hawaiian," style shirts. See more
The Diesels on the Balao class boats did not connect directly, or through a transmission, to the screws. Rather, they powered generators, which charged batteries and ran the electric motors which did power the screws. Therefore, thinning the fuel-air mix, as CPO Howard does by adding whiskey in the final chase sequence, would not affect the RPMs available to the screws, even if it did slightly increase the power being generated by the engines. See more
[Buckman has just let go a huge fart
Captain Carl Knox
Yeah. Almost sounded like... an explosion.
As the credits begins to roll, The Village People and several cast members start singing "In The Navy." See more
You Make Me Feel So Young
Written by Josef Myrow
and Mack Gordon See more