USS Chicago made a port visit to Sydney, Australia, 28 years ago, during the Vietnam War. It appears that, after an altercation at a waterfront amusement park, a petty officer from that ship was murdered; at the same time a seaman disappeared from the Royal Australian Navy. Recently, however, local authorities apprehended a man believed to be the missing seaman; they book him for the old murder. At Brumby's request Harm and Bud fly to Sydney because the prisoner asks to speak with a JAG officer of the US Navy; the accused tells Harm that he is the US sailor previously believed to be dead. Harm has trouble while driving in left-hand traffic. Mac escorts back to Sydney the body, long buried in the US, of the one believed to be the US sailor. The Australian judicial system takes jurisdiction. While in Sydney, Mac behaves as the Romans do. [To be continued.] Written by
Did You Know?
As Harm is driving away from the airport he is driving on the left side of the road as they are in Australia. Brumby, refers to "circles" when Harm makes an illegal turn. In Australia, these ate called "roundabouts". See more
When Commander Rabb and Lieutenant Roberts visit Seaman Dunsmore in the brig for the first time, the seaman is wearing the rank insignia of a Petty Officer, not that of a seaman, who should have no rank insignia. See more
Lt. Bud Roberts, Jr.
Sir, is that Col. MacKenzie topless?
[Both him and Rabb turn around with looks of shock going across their faces