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During World War II, a commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) submarine, a con man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.
The "sinking" of a truck was inspired by real incident that happened in 1944. On August 9th, USS Bowfin (SS-287) followed four ships into Minami Daito Harbour. As she fired her six bow torpedoes at the moored ships, hitting three and sinking two of ... ...
Lt. Nicholas Holden:
Let me go shopping, sir, and see what's left at the market.
Lt. Cmdr. Matt T. Sherman: You, Mr. Holden? You'd ruin your manicure.
Lt. Nicholas Holden: Don't let the manicure fool you, sir. I grew up in a neighborhood called 'Noah's Ark'; If you didn't travel in pairs, you just didn't travel.
When Lt. Commander Sherman is talking to Captain Henderson they mention the submarine tender Bushnell as being in Darwin, Australia. That is not correct as the Bushnell had been transferred to duty as a Hydrographic Survey ship and renamed Sumner AGS-32 in 1940. The closest submarine tender was actually USS Canopus AS-9, which was in the Cavite Naval Yard.
Opening sequences as viewed through a periscope with cast and crew as various sea creatures.
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