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
The helicopter used to transport Admiral Graham around has an emblem on it that some misinterpreted as an Air Force emblem, when in fact it is used by all services. See more
Lt. Emily Lake, Diving Officer
So what's that tattoo that I've heard so much about?
As the credits begins to roll, The Village People and several cast members start singing "In The Navy." See more
Written by Charles A. Zimmerman
, A.H. Miles and R. Lovell
Performed by the Men of the Concert Choir
University of Southern California
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