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Stanley Baker was very fond of eating sausages in real life.
And I'm the First Lieutenant - I do all the work around here!
The U-53, a type VIIB u-boat, was sunk on 23 February 1940 in the North Channel by HMS Gurkha, not late in the war. The same fictionalised name was used for the U-boat which effected the unwanted 1943 German rescue from an Adriatic island in another British film, Don't Panic Chaps (1959).