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?
While it has been criticized for some of its concepts, many of the underlying ideas of the movie are accurate. Modern diesel submarines (not a retired World War II submarine) using their electric batteries are capable of being notably quieter than nuclear submarines. Many navies operate modern versions of the submarine shown, and their vessels are quite effective in their roles. Experts have criticized the U.S. Navy at various times for not employing a few of this type of submarine in the force. See more
During the surface chase at the end of the run, water spray from the helicopter being used as camera platform can be seen blowing over both submarines. See more
Lt. Comd. Dodge
[Addresses the crew after they clean up the Stingray
Well done, guys! She may not be the youngest girl at the ball, but she'll turn a head or two. If she runs half as well as she looks, we may even survive. Dive test tomorrow morning at 0700. The rest of you are on shore leave until...
[He pauses and notices Lt. Lake. Her clothes have been shrunken and now hug her form
Lt. Comd. Dodge
Lt. Lake... you're... almost out of uniform. Now, either you have miscalculated your dress size, or there has been some foul ...
As the credits begins to roll, The Village People and several cast members start singing "In The Navy." See more
References Up Periscope
Written by Richard Berry See more