PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
When Miriam asks Bernie to marry her, he says he needs to ask his commanding officer's permission first due to US Coast Guard regulations. Every branch requires service members to make a written request to get married, that must be approved. There ... ...
What Bernie Webber, Richard Livesey, Andy Fitzgerald and Ervin Maske accomplished on the night of February 18, 1952 is still considered the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history. Bernie and Miriam were married on the date she planned. ...
With all the at sea inaccuracies mentioned it must also be stated that it was also snowing, freezing temps, extreme winds, a blizzard, and nobody dressed appropriately in the middle of the frigid ocean in a small boat. Also there is no way they could have heard each other talking, in these conditions, without headphones.
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