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Films of the Sea

Arranged in alphabetic order by title (articles 'the', 'and' and 'a' excluded) - additions, corrections, etc appreciated; please e-mail. With appreciation to all those who have already participated.

Name Year Details Ships
Abandon Ship 1957 Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling, Lloyd Nolan, Stephen Boyd, Moira Lister directed Richard Sale. After a luxury liner strikes a left-over mine and sinks, two dozen-plus passengers squeeze into a small lifeboat  
Above us the waves 1955 Directed by Ralph Thomas with John Mills, John Gregson, James Robertson Justice. The attack by British midget submarines on the German battleship "Tirpitz" in a Norwegian fjord during the Second World War. XE8 (EXPUNGER) played the unidentified X-craft
Abyss, The 1989 Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn directed by James Cameron. After a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks in a remote part of the ocean floor, a team of divers on a prototype underwater oil rig are pressed into service by the U.S. Navy in a rescue attempt.  
Action in the North Atlantic 1943 Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey, war time merchant marine. Begins with a tanker being torpedoed; survivors are saved after 11 days adrift at sea, and return home. But soon, the men are called back into action with a new assignment.  
Action in the North Atlantic (US) 1943 127 mins, Said action taking place aboard a merchantman during the battle of the Atlantic. With Raymond Massey, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Hale. Dir Lloyd Bacon  
Adrift 1993 Made-for-TV imitation of Dead Calm, with Kate Jackson.  
Adventure 1945 Clark Gable, Greer Garson, Joan Blondel. Womanising sailor meets his match when he falls in love with a librarian.  
African Queen, The 1951 The classic Bogart - Hepburn vehicle. Based on the novel by C.S. Forester (of Hornblower fame), directed by John Huston.  
Against All Flags 1952 Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn. Set in the 1700s, Royal Navy versus the pirate republic in Madagascar.  
Aguinaldo's Navy 1900 US b/w silent documentary showing a large number of curious Filipino boats being worked on the Pasig River near Manila by natives. The picture is unusually fine photographically.  
Aliki sto Naftiko, I 1961 ...aka Alice in the Navy 1961 USA  
All Hands (GB) 1940 12 mins, Government-produced short on the theme of 'Careless talk costs lives' or in this case, a war- ship and its crew. With John Mills, Leueen McGrath. Dir John Paddy Carstairs  
American Navy in Vietnam, The 1967 Documentary (Chet Huntley) survey of the activities of the United States Navy leading up to and during the first years of the American war in Vietnam. Footage of American warships during the controversial Gulf of Tonkin incident, which triggered American military action in Vietnam, is shown, as well as depictions of the landing of U.S. Marines on the beaches at Da Nang and Chu Lai. Naval advisors training South Vietnamese military personnel and Seabee construction units building military facilities and hospitals are also seen.  
Amistad 1997 Morgan Freeman, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, directed by Steven Spielberg. Based on actual events in 1838, AMISTAD is the story of captured African slaves who took over their transport ship in a bloody revolt with the hopes of returning back to their homeland. The Californian
Annapolis Farewell 1935 ...aka Gentlemen of the Navy 1935 UK  
Anything to Survive 1990 Made-for-TV. Based on the Elmo Wortman book Almost Too Late. A true story of a man and his three children shipwrecked while winter sailing in southeastern Alaska.  
Assault on a Queen 1966 Crooks dredge up a submarine and use it hijack the Queen Mary. Frank Sinatra  
Away all boats 1956 clasic about an attack transport. Jeff Chandler, George Nader, Julie Adams, Lex Barker, Keith Andes directed Joseph Pevney. A hard-boiled U.S. Navy captain struggles to whip his men into shape before they experience the rigors of WWII combat aboard a navy transport in the Pacific. a BAYFIELD class APA played the USS BELINDA
Battle of the Japan Sea 1969 Japanese film Nihonkai daikaisen directed by Seiji Maruyama. Russo-Japanese war.  
Battle of the River Plate   [also known as Pursuit of the Graf Spee""]" USS SALEM was GRAF SPEE but the number of turrets forward was a glaring innacuracy; HMS CUMBERLAND (broken up in Newport in 1959) and HMS ACHILLES (by that time a unit of the Indian Navy, INS DELHI), JAMAICA was the EXETER, SHEFFIELD (town class played the AJAX, RFA OLNA was the ALTMARK, RFA FORT DUQUESNE was the TACOMA and some of the onboard scenes were shot on the BIRMINGHAM. The film Battle of the River Plate was actually shot in the Eastern
Battleship Potempkin 1925 Classic account of the mutiny at Odessa during the 1905 Russian revolution. hulked battleship Dvienadstat Apostolov (The Twelve Apostles) was rebuilt to resemble the Kniaz Potemkin-Tavricheski
Bedford Incident 1965 Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, James MacArthur, Martin Balsam, Wally Cox directed James B. Harris. At the peak of Cold War tensions, a U.S. naval ship discovers a Soviet submarine in the North Atlantic and proceeds to scrutinize its every move. probably the USS WILLIAM V PLATT playing the BEDFORD
Beneeth the twelve mile reef 1954 Robert Wagner; sponge divers with Gilbert Rowland and Terry Moore  
Bequest to the Nation, A 1973 Directed by James Cellan Jones with Glenda Jackson and Peter Finch in a Lord Nelson a Lady Hamilton sage involving the French and Spanish navies.  
Big Monitor Miantonomah Leaving the Navy Yard 1898 US, B&W, silent documentary Miantonomah as herself
Big Sky, The 1952 Directed by Howard Hawks, with Kirk Douglas, fur trappers, Indians and river rapids keelboat replica MANDAN was built in the early 1950s
Big Wednesday 1978 Directed by John Milius with Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey; spectacular surfing, California  
Billy Budd 1962 English. Black and white. Written, directed, produced, and starring Peter Ustinov. Based on the Herman Melville novel, the story chronicles the harsh, brutal conditions in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars. This film which was made at the now legendary, Allied Artists Studios is nothing short of a masterpiece. Filmed totally on board a reconstructed Man O'War, it features tremendous performances by Peter Ustinov, Terrance Stamp, Melvin Douglas and the performance of a lifetime by Robert Ryan (as Klaggart, the very human manifestation of evil)  
Black Swan, The 1942 Pirate epic with Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara  
Blackbeard the Pirate 1952 Robert Newton, William Bendix and Linda Darnell. Henry Morgan vs Blackbeard.  
Blood Alley 1955 Directed by William A. Wellman and John Wayne, with John Wayne and Lauren Bacall. A merchant marine captain, rescued from the Chinese Communists by local visitors, is "shanghaied" into transporting the whole village to Hong Kong on an ancient paddle steamer. An exciting voyage down the muddy, misty Chinese coast in a rickety steamboat only larger than the African Queen by a factor of CinemaScope, a hop, skip and a jump ahead of one mammoth Red frigate.  
Blood Ship, The   Cecil B. DeMille INDIANA and BOHEMIA
Blood Ship, The 1927 Directed by George B. Seitz, with Hobart Bosworth, Jacqueline Logan, Richard Arlen (Produced Cecil B. DeMille?) INDIANA and BOHEMIA
Blue Peter, The 1954 ...aka Navy Heroes 1954 USA  
Boatniks, The 1970 An accident prone coastguard officer wreaks havoc in this Disney comedy with Phil Silvers  
Bon voyage 1962 Directed by James Nielson with Fred MacMurray and Jane Wyman family takes a trip to France. SS United States
Boston Navy Yard 1898 A comprehensive view of the immense government works in the Boston navy yard; taken from a passing tug.  
Botany Bay 1953 Alan Ladd, James Mason, directed by John Farrow. Based on the Hall and Nordhoff book.  
Bridges at Toko Ri 1955 Directed by Marc Robson, with Grace Kelly, William Holden, USS ORISKANY played the USS SAVO ISLAND and the unidentified destroyer was the USS PUTNAM
Britannic 2000 Made for TV. Directed Brian Trenchard-Smith, with Edward Atterton and Jacqueline Bisset; an account of the sinking of the H.M.H.S. Britannic off the greek island of Kea in November 1916. This explores the theory of a German agent sabotaging the liner, a hospital ship  
Brown on Resolution/Sailor of the King/Singlehanded 1953 Remake of "Forever England" DIDO/Modified DIDO cruisers
Buccaneer's Girl, The 1950 Pirate adventure/comedy.  
Buccaneer, The [Jean Lafitte] 1938 Cecil B. DeMille directed Anthony Quinn, based on the novel by Lyle Saxon  
C.Q.D.; or, Saved by Wireless; a True Story of the Wreck ofthe Republic 1909 b/w, silent, with Lillian Walker  
Cabin Boy 1994 Chris Elliott, Ritch Brinkley, James Gammon. Written by Chris Elliott.  
Caine Mutiny, The 1954 Problemas among th officers of a destroyer come to a head when the captain panics during a typhoon. Humphrey Bogart stars.  
Canada's Navy 1962 Documentary, 30 minutes, written and directed by Kirk Jones  
Cappy Ricks 1921 B&W silent, directed byTom Forman, with Thomas Meighan and Charles S. Abbe Maine-built five-masted schooner COURTNEY C. HOUCK
Captain Blood 1935 Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone. Based on the Rafael Sabatini novel, it borrows heavily from the Henry Morgan legend.  
Captain Blood Son of 1962 Son of Captain Blood. Italian version, starring Errol Flynn's 21-year-old son Sean, as the son of Captain Blood.  
Captain Blood, Fortunes 1950 Fortunes of Captain Blood. Louis Hayward  
Captain Blood, Fugitive 1952 Louis Hayward  
Captain Blood, Le Capitan 1960 Le Capitan. A French version  
Captain Horatio Hornblower     Italian brigantine MARCEL B. SURDO
Captain Horatio Hornblower 1951 Gregory Peck in the title role, with Virginia Mayo as the love interest. Based on the novel by C. S. Forester. Directed by Raoul Walsh. Italian brigantine MARCEL B. SURDO
Captain January   Shirley Temple, a very young Buddy Ebsen  
Captain Kidd 1945 Charles Laughton in the title role, with Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, and John Carradine. Historically inaccurate account of Capt. Kidd.  
Captain Kidd 1952 Abbott & Costello Meet Captain Kidd. Charles Laughton reprising his role as Capt Kidd  
Captain Ron 1992 Kurt Russell, Martin Short and Mary Kay Place  
Captain Salvation 1925 1927?, directed by John Robertson, B&W silent with Lars Hanson and Marceline Day full-rigged ship SANTA CLARA
Captains Courageous 1937 Rudyard Kipling's classic with Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore, Freddie Bartholomew, Mickey Rooney, Melvyn Douglas and John Carradine. Filmed using real Gloucester fishing scooners fishing schooners
Casabianca 1951 Captain L'Herminier's WWII submarine, near documentary by Georges Péclet. Also known as Pirate Submarine (1952) (USA) Casabianca
Case of the United States Navy Adventure, The 1997 Video directed by Michael Kruzan with Mary-Kate Olsen and Asley Olsen. Olsen twins mystery.  
Casey of the Coast Guard 1926 Pathé serial Silent  
Casey of the Coast Guard 1926 Pathé serial Silent  
Chesty Anderson, USN 1976 ...aka Anderson's Angels 1976 ...aka Chesty Anderson, US Navy 1976  
Christopher Columbus 1949 Fredric March in the title role.  
Christopher Columbus 1985 Made-for-TV. Gabriel Byrne as Columbus, with Faye Dunaway, Oliver Reed, Eli Wallach, and Max Von Sydow.  
Christopher Columbus 1992 The Discovery. Two versions made for the quincentennial.  
Coast of skeletons 1964 Directed by Robert Lynn with Dale Robertson and Richard Todd, back as Harry Sanders in another African adventure. wreck of the DUNEDIN STAR
Combat Seals 1991 video ...aka Navy SEALs 1991 V  
Command Approved 2000 ...aka Action Stations! 2000 UK: promotional title  
Convoy (GB) 1940 90 mins, Mostly studio-shot account of an escort vessel and its encounter with a German pocket battleship. With Clive Brook, John Clements, Michael Wilding. Dir Pen Tennyson  
Corvette 225 1943 Also known as The Nelson Touch (UK), B/W, Directed Richard Rosson, with Randolph Scott, James Brown. World War II era submarine warfare movies made during the war. Gritty movie that gives a good depiction of the absolutely vital Battle of the Atlantic and the crucial role convoy escorts played in winning the war.  
Corvette K-225 (aka The Nelson Touch) (US) 1943 95 mins, The story of a Canadian corvette: its launching and its first Atlantic convoy. With Randolph Scott, James Brown, Ella Raines. Dir Richard Rosson  
Crash Dive 1943 A U.S. submarine fights the Germans in the Atlantic, while its commander (Dana Andrews) and a lieutenant (Tyrone Power) romance the same woman (Anne Baxter). Won an Academy Award for special effects  
Crimson Pirate, The 1952 Burt Lancaster and Nick Cravat. Burt does a very good Errol Flynn. Italian brigantine MARCEL B. SURDO
Crimson Tide 1995 Thriller about the fictional ballistic missile submarine Alabama during a crisis in the post-Cold War Russian Far East. A dispute over the meaning of a partially recovered flash message - does it order a missile launch? - leads the XO (Denzel Washington) to mutiny against his captain (Gene Hackman)  
Cruel Sea, The 1953 Directed by Charles Frend, from Nicolas Montserrat, with Jack Hawkins and Donald Sinden. At the start of World War II, Cmdr. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training. The winter seas make life miserable enough, but the men must also harden themselves to rescuing survivors of U-Boat attacks, while seldom able to strike back. Traumatic events afloat and ashore create a warm bond between the skipper and his first officer. Good sea footage. corvette COREOPSIS ex Greek KRIEZIS played COMPASS ROSE, PORTCHESTER CASTLE played SALTASH CASTLE
Cutthroat Island 1995 Geena Davis, Matthew Modine and Frank Langella.  
Damn the Defiant! 1962 Alec Guiness, Dirk Bogarde. Napoleonic era naval saga.  
Dan mornarice 1952 ...aka Navy Day 1952 International: English title  
Das Boot 1981 Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Gronemeyer, directed by Wolfgang Petersen. In the middle of WWII, the tide turns against the Axis, a German U-boat crew is sent out to patrol the Atlantic and fire at Allied ships bringing supplies to England.  
Das Boot 1981 Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Gronemeyer, directed by Wolfgang Petersen. In the middle of WWII, the tide turns against the Axis, a German U-boat crew is sent out to patrol the Atlantic and fire at Allied ships bringing supplies to England.  
Dead Calm 1989 Nicole Kidman and a 60' ketch. With Sam Neill, too.  
Deep Six, The 1958 Directed by Rudolph Maté with Alan Ladd - routine WWII - the cast is good, especially the always under-appreciated Dianne Foster in a thankless role, and the dialogue is crisp. USS STEPHEN POTTER was the USS POE
Desperate Journey: The Allison Wilcox story 1993 Made-for-TV. Mel Harris, John Schneider.  
Destination Tokyo 1944 Cary Grant stars in this classic wartime adventure about a U.S. submarine on a secret mission to enter Tokyo bay and gather information for the Doolittle air raid against Japan.  
Destroyer 1943 Directed by William A. Seiter with Edward G. Robinson and Glenn Ford. Edward G. is a retired Navy officer who works on building a new ship. He succeeds in getting a berth when she is ready to sail but he finds he is a bit out of touch with the young crew.  
Destroyer (US) 1943 99 mins, Melodrama about the generation gap among the crew of a US destroyer. With Edward G Robinson, Glenn Ford, Edgar Buchanan. Dir William Seiter  
Devil and the Deep 1930s Submarine adventure  
Devil's Triangle, The      
Divers at Work on the Wreck of the 'Maine' 1898 US documentary, b/w, silent  
Don Winslow of the Navy 1941    
Dove, The 1974 Based on Robin Graham's true story of sailing alone around the world.  
Down periscope 1996 Slapstick comedy about a crew of misfits on board the old diesel submarine Stingray, which is competing against a modern nuclear submarine in a wargame. Stars Kelsey Grammer as Stingray's ambitious captain. USS PAMPANITO
Down to the Sea in Ships   2? Versions  
Duke of the Navy 1942    
Emden 1926 The Emelka Film Company. Hellmuth von Müller's commerce raider attacking HMAS Sydney 1914, silent with some real footage. von Mücke, 1st Lieutenant and advisor for the film. Alternate title "Exploits of the Emden". (R.K. Lochner, Die Kaperfahrten des Kleinen Kreuzers EMDEN) Emden
Endless Summer      
Enemy Below, The 1957 Robert Mitchum and Curt Jürgens star in this story about the pursuit of a wily German U-boat by a U.S. destroyer during World War II. Won an Academy Award for special effects. USS STRAUB was the USS HAMES
Ensign Pulver   the sequel to "Mr. Roberts"  
Eric the Viking 1989 Written, Directed, and starring Terry Jones. Also starring Tim Robbins, John Cleese  
Eskimo   MGM Nanuk
Eternal Sea, The 1955 b/w Sterling Hayden as Rear-Adm. John Madison Hoskins who lost his leg in sinking of USS Princeton 1945, and went on to become Captain of the next USS Princeton in 1946, Alexis Smith as Sue Hoskins and Dean Jagger as Vice-Adm. Thomas L. Semple, directed by John H. Auer filmed on board the USS Kearsarge (CVA 33) while on a Show The Flag cruise around Asia
Eyes of the Navy 1940    
Fair Wind to Java 1952 A sailor with a mutinous crew seeks a south seas treasure. Fred MacMurray(?) as a yankee clipper captain, stealing diamonds from a Hindu shrine and ending with the Krakatoa eruption and a tsunami Tops'l Schooner Caribee
Farewell My Lovely   raymond Chandler (Film or TV?) SS Catalina
Fighting Coast Guard, the   John Wayne,  
Fighting Coastguard, The 1951 With Brian Donlevy, Forrest Tucker, Ella Rains. Directed by Joe Kane. US 86 mins  
Fighting Lady, The 1944 documentary, including wing-camera footage of the Mariana's Turkey Shoot USS YORKTOWN, USS TICONDEROGA
Fighting Seabees, The 1944 Directed by Edward Ludwig; with John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe, Paul Fix, William Frawley  
Final Countdown, The     USS NIMITZ played herself
Flådens friske fyre 1965 ...aka It's Nifty in the Navy 1965 International: English title  
Flat top 1952 Sterling Hayden, Richard Carlson, Keith Larson, Bill Phipps, John Bromfield directed by Lesley Selander. A steel-nerved skipper (Hayden) trains Navy Carrier Pilots during the Second World War while battling the kind commander of another group new to the carrier  
Flollow the Fleet 1936 Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott, Harriet Hilliard, Astrid Allwyn directed Mark Sandrich. When he is rejected by his lady love, a song-and-dance man enlists in the navy.  
Flottans kavaljerer 1948 ...aka Cavalliers of the Navy 1948 International: English title  
Flying Missile 1950 Glenn Ford stars as a naval commander who develops the means to launch missiles from submarines.  
Flådens friske fyre 1965 ...aka It's Nifty in the Navy 1965 International: English title  
For Those in Peril (GB) 1944 67 mins, Tribute to the Air-Sea Rescue Service, patrolling the Channel and the North Sea in high speed launches, picking up downed airmen. With David Farrar, Ralph Michael, Robert Wyndham. Dir Charles Crichton  
For Your Eyes Only     QUEEN ELIZABETH
Forever England 1934 Based on Forester's Brown on Resolution qv. CURACOA plays ZIETHEN, destroyer BROKE played the RUTLAND (CHARYBDIS in novel but RUTLAND in the film), battlecruiser LEOPARD was played by a LEANDER class cruiser
Francis in the Navy 1955    
French Line 50s Rosalind Russell and Marylin Monroe Liberté
French Line 50s Rosalind Russell and Marylin Monroe Liberté
Frenchman's Creek 1998   PHOENIX, originally a schooner built in Denmark in 1929
Further Up The Creek 1958 English b/w comedy directed by Val Guest with David Tomlinson and Frankie Howerd.  
G.I. Jane 1997    
Gallant Hours, The     A real later USN cargo ship played the role of USS ARGONNE
Gangway for Navy 1951    
Gift Horse, The   the story (near documentary) of HMS Campbeltown blowing the main dock gate at St Nazaire in 1942 HMS LEAMINGTON ex Russian ZHGUCHI formerly the USS TWIGGS was restored for this film from the scrap heap and played the part of the BALLANTRAE ex USS WHITTIER
Girl, a Guy, and a Gob, A 1941 ...aka Navy Steps Out, The 1941 UK  
Glencannon 50s US TV series INCHCLIFFE CASTLE
Godfather 2     four-masted bark MOSHULU, schooner PIONEER
Great Impostor, The 1961 Tony Curtis, Edmund O'Brien, Arthur O'Connell, Larry Gates, Raymond Massey, Karl Malden. Ferdinand Demara Jr., and his amazing career of successfully posing as a U.S. Army officer, a Navy dental surgeon, a prison warden, and several other things which he was not. Cayuga played by HMCS Athabaskan, plus HMCS Ste Therese
Grey Lady Down 1978 The Navy seeks to rescue the crew of USS Neptune, which sank off the coast of Connecticut after a collision. Stars Charlton Heston, Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty, and David Carradine.  
Guns of Navarone   Anthony Quinn, German E-boat in Guns of Navarone was a British 72 foot HDML (Harbour Defence Motor Launch)
Halifax Explosion      
Hawaii   Julie Andrews, Max Von Sydow WANDIA and GRETHE
Hawaiians, The     Baltic Trader posed as both the Thetis and the whaler Cathagian
He's in the Navy 1940    
Hell below 1933 MGM, starring Walter Houston, William Bendix, Jimmy Durante, Sterling Hollaway, Robert Montgomery, USS MOODY
Hellcats of the Navy 1957 Based on Admiral Charles Lockwood's book Hellcats of the Sea, this is a fictionalized account of the submarine attack group that entered the Sea of Japan in 1945 to ravage Japanese shipping. This film is the only one in which Ronald and future wife Nancy Davis appeared together.  
Hellship Bronson      
Here Come the Navy Bands 1945    
Here comes the Navy 1934 Directed by Lloyd Bacon with James Cagney and Pat O'Brien. To continue a grudge with naval officer Biff Martin, feisty construction worker Chesty O'Connor joins the navy and manages to get stationed on the same ship as Martin. Further complications arise when O'Connor starts dating Martin's sister, whom he meets while on shore leave. USS Arizona played herself, also USS Macon
Here Comes the Navy 1934    
High wind in Jamaica, A 1965 Anthony Quinn and James Coburn in a tale of the last days of Caribbean piracy based on the 1929 novel "The Innocent Voyage." Ship named CLORINDA in the film CRUZ DEL SUR (built La Comba, Valencia, 1947 as a fore-and-aft schooner on the lines of the Portuguese Grand Bankers) and Mike Burke's CARIBEE
His Majesty O'Keefe 1953 Burt Lancaster. Based on a true story.  
Hold 'Em Navy 1937 ...aka That Navy Spirit 1937 UK  
Holiday of a Lifetime 1954 Cape Town to UK aboard the Union Castle Liner Rhodesia Castle
Hooligan Navy      
Hostile Waters 1997 For TV - Martin Sheen, Max Von Sydow. Account about the accidental sinking of a Soviet nuclear submarine off the coast of Bermuda in 1986, based on the 1996 book of the same name.  
Hot Pursuit      
Hot Yachts Cold Water      
Hunley, The 1999 Made for TV. True story of the Confederate submarine Hunley, which became the first sub to sink a ship when it destroyed USS Housatonic in Charleston Harbor in 1863.  
Hunt for Red October 1990 Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin. Screen adaptation of the Tom Clancy thriller, starring Alec Baldwin as a U.S. intelligence agent tracking the maiden voyage of the new, secret Soviet submarine Red October. Sean Connery is the Soviet sub commander, who is up to something .... Oscar winner for sound effects editing. USS DALLAS, ENTERPRISE and GARY
I Sailed to Tahiti With an All-Girl Crew. 1968 comedy with Gardner McKay of Adventures in Paradise fame.  
Ice Station Zebra 1968 Based on novel by Alistair MacLean, music by Michel Legrand, directed by John Sturges with Rock Hudson as Cdr. James Ferraday: Captain of USS Tigerfish, Ernest Borgnine as Boris Vaslov, Patrick McGoohan as David Jones USS RONQUIL (exterior shots) and USS BLACKFIN (deck shots)
Il Lupo dei mari 1975 see Wolf Larsen  
Imperial Navy 1981    
In harm's way 1965 b/w directed by Otto Preminger with John Wayne and Kirk Douglas and more stars. Captain Rockwell Torrey and Commander Paul Eddington are part of the Navy's effort to recuperate from, and retaliate for, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Torrey is romantically involved with nurse Maggie Haynes, and also tries to restore his relationship with his estranged son, Jeremiah, a young Naval officer.  
In Harm's Way (US) 1965 165 mins, Adaptation of a thousand-page best-seller (by James Bassett) full of sub-plots and subsidiary characters, covering the war in the Pacific from Pearl Harbor to the battle of the Coral Sea. Filmed partly aboard the cruiser USS St Paul. With John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal. Dir Otto Preminger  
In the Navy 1941 aka Abbott and Costello In the Navy 1941  
In Which We Serve 1942 Directed by Noel Coward and David Lean with John Mills. In Which We Serve is a stunning and emotional piece of film making. Coward and David Lean sympathetically directed this thinly veiled account of Lord Montbatten's sea battle during WWII. Coward himself played the Montbatten role (renamed, Kinross for the film.), and turned in a sincere and 3 dimenional portrait. For those of you used to seeing Noel only in high comedy, this film is a revelation. Strong support is also given by Sir John Mills and Joyce Carey. Sir Noel won a special oscar for the screenplay. HMAS NEPAL was the fleet destroyer used in the at sea sequences
In Which We Serve (GB) 1942 114 mins, As they await rescue, the survivors of a destroyer dive-bombed and sunk during the battle of Crete think back on their lives in the navy. Said to be based on the experiences of Admiral Lord Mountbatten and his ship HMS Kelly. With Noel Coward, John Mills, Bernard Miles. Dir Noel Coward/David Lean  
Inferno at the Morro Castle      
Ismail Yassine fil ustul 1958 ...aka Ismail Yassine in the Navy 1958 International: English title  
Jason and the Argonauts 1963 The film version of the legend of the golden fleece. With Todd Armstrong and Nancy Kovak. Special effects by Ray Harryhausen.  
Jean Lafitte 1958 Produced by Cecil B. DeMille, directed by Anthony Quinn, based on the novel by Lyle Saxon  
Jerry Saves the Navy 1917    
John Paul Jones 1958 Robert Stack as the short, slight, sandyhaired Scotsman? Oh well. Bette Davis, Peter Cushing and Mia Farrow. Directed by John Villiers Farrow (Mia's father and Alan Villiers cousin), the production manager was Emmett Emerson and the producer was Sam Bronston. Italian brigantines MARCEL B. SURDO built 1915 and the ANGIOLINA H built 1904. These were located at Trapani, converted at Fiumicino, and were sailed to Denia, Alicante, Spain (all by Villiers - see "Give Me a Ship to Sail").
Johnny Frenchman (GB) 1945 112 mins, Cornish and Breton fisher folk, bitter rivals in peacetime, join forces to fight the Nazis. With Tom Walls, Francoise Rosay, Ralph Michael. Dir Charles Frend  
Josser Joins the Navy 1932    
Juggernaut 1974    
K225     HMCS Kitchener
Kaikoku danji 1926 ...aka Boy from the Navy, The 1926 ...aka Boy of the Sea, The 1926 ...aka Children of the Sea 1926 USA  
Key, The   William Holden, Sophia Loren and Trevor Howard HM tug RESTIVE was variously painted to represent three different WWII rescue tugs
Kidnapped! 1917 silent  
Kidnapped! 1938 Freddie Bartholomew, John Carradine  
Kidnapped! 1948 Roddy McDowell, Dan O'Herlihy  
Kidnapped! 1971 Michael Caine, Trevor Howard  
Kidnapped! 1978 Made-for-TV (German)  
King's Pirate, The 1967 Remake ofAgainst All Flags Doug McClure, Jill St. John.  
Krakatoa, East of Java 1969 August 1833 the SS Batavia Queen and her crew get caught up in one of the world's greatest volcanic eruptions with Maximilian Schell, Diane Baker, Brian Keith and Barbara Werle.  
La Terra Trema 1948 Salvo Angelo for Universalia, mediterranean fishermen, village of catania, Sicily,  
Lady From Shanghai, The 1948 Film noir. Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles and a fateful yacht trip. Filmed aboard Erroll Flynn's Yacht Zaca. Directed by Orson Welles.  
Last Voyage of Sinbad, The     SANTA MARIA replica built in 1951 for a floating display at Barcelona
Last Voyage, The 1960 Robert Stack, Dorothy malone, Edmond O'Brien, George Sanders, Woody Strode, Jack Kruschen SS Ile de France (officially SS Furansu Maru) was publicly mutilated as the SS Claridon (Titanic?)
Last Voyage, the 1960 Robert Stack, Dorothy malone, Edmond O'Brien, George Sanders, Woody Strode, Jack Kruschen SS Ile de France (officially SS Furansu Maru) was publicly mutilated as the SS Claridon
Lawrence of Arabia   background shot of a Suez Canal passage Blue Funnel's "M" Class MELAMPUS (1960)
Les amamnts de Brasmort   Marcel Pagliero, canals of NE France  
Let's Go Navy! 1951    
Lifeboat 1944 An extraordinary tale of survival at sea in a small boat. Written by John Steinbeck, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix, Walter Slezak and Hume Cronyn.  
Long Ships, The   Richard Widmark  
Long Ships, The 1963 Viking saga with Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier.  
Long Voyage Home, The 1940 John Ford directed John Wayne and Barry Fitzgerald in Eugene O'Neill story. Merchant seamen on shore leave get drunk and have adventures. Brilliant photography by Greg Toland.  
Lord Jim   Peter O'toole  
Lost! 1986 Made-for-TV, true story of catamaran capsize.  
Luck of the Navy, The 1927    
Lucky Lady 1975 Comedy with Burt Reynolds, Gene Hackman, Liza Minelli, Robbie Benson and a yawl named Lucky Lady. Prohibition rumrunners.  
Luke Joins the Navy 1916    
Maggie, The 1954 William Mackendrick at Ealing Studios, Clyde, Crinnan Canal, Western Isles, Scottish puffer Maggie
Maitre après Dieu 1950 Louis Daquin, Jewish refugees from Hamburg 1938, supervised by Jan de Hartog from his book  
Maitre après Dieu 1950 Louis Daquin, Jewish refugees from Hamburg 1938, supervised by Jan de Hartog from his book  
Man of Aran 1934 Colman 'Tiger' King, Maggie Dirrane, Michael Dillane, Pat Mullin, Patch 'Red Beard' Ruadh directed by Robert Flaherty This ethnographic film is an anthropological study of the Aran Islands and its native inhabitants. On the west coast of Ireland, the indigenous people battle mother nature simply to secure a modest living for themselves and their families  
Man who never was, The 1956 Stephen Boyd, Clifton Webb, Robert Flemyng, Gloria Grahame, directed by Ronald Neame A spy thriller about a WWII British spy trying to fool the Nazis into believing false plans for a British invasion of Greece. SCYTHIAN played the SERAPH and the PORTCHESTER CASTLE played herself
Marina de razboi româna 1913 ...aka Romanian Military Navy, The 1913 International: English title: informal literal title  
Marina de razboi româna 1913 ...aka Romanian Military Navy, The 1913 International: English title: informal literal title  
Master of Ballantrae, The 1952 Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey, Anthony Steel, Yvonne Furneaux, Felix Aylmer directed by William Keighley This swashbuckling high-seas romance tells the tale of a daring Scottish landowner who joins a rebellion against the King of England Italian brigantine MARCEL B. SURDO
McHale's Navy 1997 Tom Arnold, David Alan Grier, Dean Stockwell Directed by Bryan Spicer. The Navy will never be the same after Captain McHale and his ragtag band of bumbling misfits are called upon to defend the base of San Ysidro Island from an evil terrorist bent on world domination.  
McHale's Navy 1962 TV series  
McHale's Navy 1964    
McHale's Navy 1997    
McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force 1965    
Mediterranean during June and July 1955.      
Meet the Navy 1946    
Men of Honor 2000 ...aka Men of Honour 2001 UK  
Men of the Lightship (GB) 1940 25 mins, The Luftwaffe attack an isolated lightship. With non-professional cast. Dir David Macdonald  
Men on Call 1930 Fox Motion Picture from book The Storm Fighters ca 1927)  
Men Without Women 1930 John Ford film about a crew that awaits rescue about sunken submarine S-13. This early "talkie" uses both spoken dialogue and silent-film intertitles - sometimes in the same scene  
Merchant Seamen 1941 Directed by Jack W. Holmes. English semi-documentary about the Merchant Navy, made for patriotic purposes during the war. It's of interest for historical purposes only, and for one of the few film scores by classical composer and conductor Constant Lambert (includes set pieces such as Convoy in the Fog and The Attack).  
Message in a Bottle 1999    
Midnight Crossing 1988 Faye Dunaway, Daniel J. Travanti  
Midway      
Mighty Navy, The 1941    
Miss Jackie of the Navy 1916 ...aka Jackie of the Navy 1916 USA ...aka Miss Jackie of the Navy 1916 USA  
Missing-The Indianapolis      
Mission of the Shark     Preserved battleship ALABAMA stood in for onboard and on deck scenes on the USS INDIANAPOLIS
Mister Roberts 1955 Life aboard a World War Two cargo ship yearning for action. With Henry Fonda, James Cagney and Jack Lemmon.  
Mister Roberts (US) 1955 123 mins, Comedy-drama set aboard a US navy cargo vessel languishing in a quiet corner of the Pacific, as the war draws to a close. With Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon, James Cagney. Dir Mervyn LeRoy/John Ford  
Moby Dick 1930 John Barrymore as Captain Ahab.  
Moby Dick 1956 Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab, with Orson Welles, Harry Andrews, and Richard Basehart, directed by John Huston, part filmed off the Cork coast. GOLDSEEKER was converted into the whaler PEQUOD
Moby Dick 1995 Made-for-TV. Starring Patrick Stewart, with Gregory Peck in a supporting role BOUNTY
Moby Dick 1954 Dir: John Huston; starring Gregory Peck PEQUOD was Ryelands, three-masted schooner built by Nicholson & Marsh at Glasson Dock in 1887, skippered by Alan Villiers
Moby Dick 1954 Dir: John Huston; starring Gregory Peck PEQUOD was Ryelands, three-masted schooner built by Nicholson & Marsh at Glasson Dock in 1887, skippered by Alan Villiers
Moby Dick 1954 Dir: John Huston; starring Gregory Peck PEQUOD was Ryelands, three-masted schooner built by Nicholson & Marsh at Glasson Dock in 1887, skippered by Alan Villiers
Mon ami Pierre 1951 by Louis Felix and Paula Neurisse, Concarneau fishing, prize at Venice Film Festival  
Morgenrot 1933 German. Suspenseful story about a crew trapped in a sunken U-boat during World War I.  
Morning Departure 1950 Twelve men are trapped in a sunken submarine, but only eight can escape.With John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Kenneth More. TIPTOE played the part of the TROJAN. Depot ship MAIDSTONE, submarine TOTEM, HMS ZEST and a division of the pre WW II A to I Class destroyers are also seen
Mouse that roared, The     PALADIN built 1913 for Clyde tender duties
Mr Roberts   WWII  
Mr. Lucky   Cary Grant  
Mutiny on the Bounty 1935 Charles Laughton as Lieutenant Bligh confronts Clark Gable as Fletcher Christian schooner LILY built at San Francisco in 1882; full-rigged ship PACIFIC QUEEN, ex-BALCLUTHA had one side painted in black and white bands to represent a ship of the line in the background of a harbor scene
Mutiny on the Bounty 1935 Starred Charles Laughton as Bligh, Clark Gable as Fletcher Christian BOUNTY and PANDORA were respectively the schooners LILY and NANUK (ex-ITTLIE FJORD) or three-masted schooner NANUK built Fairhaven, California in 1892 was converted to H.M.S. PANDORA
Mutiny on the Bounty 1963 Starred Marlon Brando as Fletcher Christian, Trevor Howard as Bligh replica Bounty built by Smith and Rhuland (now in Long Island)
Mutiny on the Bounty 1984 The Bounty Anthony Hopkins as Bligh, Mel Gibson as Fletcher Christian. BOUNTY now in Australia
Mutiny on the Elsinore      
Mystic Nights and Pirate Fights 1998 ...aka Navy Kids - Die Schatzjäger 1998 Germany  
Mystic Nights and Pirate Fights 1998 ...aka Navy Kids - Die Schatzjäger 1998 Germany  
Nate and Hayes 1983 The British title was Savage Islands. Starred Tommy Lee Jones and Michael O'Keefe in the title roles.  
Navy Blue and Gold 1937    
Navy Blue Days 1925    
Navy Blues 1923    
Navy Blues 1929 Directed by Clarence Brown, with Bill Haines and Anita Page; script at Special Collections, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee Knoxville  
Navy Blues 1937 Dick Purcell, Mary Brian, Warren Hymer, directed by Ralph Staub. A tough sailor bets his pals that he can win the love of a prissy librarian and so masquerades as a candidate for the Naval Academy to catch her eye  
Navy Blues 1941    
Navy Blues 1994 TV  
Navy Born 1936    
Navy Bound 1951    
Navy Comes Through, The 1942    
Navy Lark, The     PORTCHESTER CASTLE played the TROUTBRIDGE and the inshore minesweeper REEDHAM was also involved
Navy Lark, The 1959    
Navy Log 1955 TV series  
Navy Nurse 1945    
Navy SEALS 1990    
Navy SEALS: The Untold Stories 2001 mini TV series  
Navy Secrets 1939    
Navy Spy 1937    
Navy vs. the Night Monsters, The 1966 ...aka Monsters of the Night 1966 ...aka Night Crawlers, The 1966  
Navy Way, The 1944    
Navy Wife 1935 ...aka Beauty's Daughter 1935  
Navy Wife 1956 ...aka Mother, Sir! 1956 UK  
Navy, The 1930    
Neal of the Navy 1915    
Nelson Affair, The 1973 US title of Bequest to the Nation  
Nelson Touch, The 1943 Also known as Corvette 225, B/W, Directed Richard Rosson, with Randolph Scott, James Brown. World War II era submarine warfare movies made during the war. Gritty movie that gives a good depiction of the absolutely vital Battle of the Atlantic and the crucial role convoy escorts played in winning the war.  
News for the Navy 1937    
Night To Remember, A 1958 Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Titanic, directed by Roy Ward Baker Titanic
Norseman, The 1978 Viking saga with Lee Majors.  
North Sea Patrol 1939 ...aka Luck of the Navy 1939 UK  
Nothing for Granted: The Story of the Navy's Test and Evaluation Force 1970    
Odyssey, The 1996 Big budget TV mini series. Armande Assante, Gret Scacchi, Geraldine Chaplin, Christopher Lee, Irene Pappas  
Old Ironsides 1927 B&W, Silent. Barbary Wars, Wallace Beery played the "Gunner's Mate". Charles Farrell played the young sailor and Esther Ralston played his love interest. SANTA CLARA as a Tripolitan frigate U.S.S. Constitution, LLEWELYN J. MORSE; SANTA CLARA was used as a Barbary frigate
Old Ironsides 1927 B&W, Silent. Barbary Wars, Wallace Beery played the "Gunner's Mate". Charles Farrell played the young sailor and Esther Ralston played his love interest. SANTA CLARA as a Tripolitan frigate U.S.S. Constitution, LLEWELYN J. MORSE; SANTA CLARA was used as a Barbary frigate
Old Man and the Sea, The 1958 Hemingway's classic tale of the sea, wonderfully done for the big screen. Oscar nominations for Best Cinematography and Best Actor (Tracy), Oscar winner for Best Score.  
Old Man and the Sea, The 1990 Made-for-TV (UK) remake with Anthony Quinn.  
On the Beach 1959 Moving story of a U.S. submarine crew that finds itself stranded in Australia in 1964, after a nuclear war has destroyed the rest of the world. As the radioactive residue closes in, the captain (Gregory Peck) and crew must decide whether to go back home. Based on the novel by Nevil Shute. HM submarine ANDREW played the USS SWORDFISH
One Crazy Summer      
One-Man Navy, The 1941    
Onedin Line, The   TV series, music from the ballet "Spartacus" by Khachaturian Soren Larsen
Operation Pacific 1951 Under John Wayne's leadership, the submarine Thunderfish fights the Japanese and rescues nuns and children. This film, the first of a spate of World War II submarine movies released during the 1950s, was loosely based on the true stories of the USS Angler (SS-240) and Growler (SS-215). Admiral Charles Lockwood, the commander of submarine operations in the Pacific, served as technical advisor.  
Operation Pacific 1951 Under John Wayne's leadership, the submarine Thunderfish fights the Japanese and rescues nuns and children. This film, the first of a spate of World War II submarine movies released during the 1950s, was loosely based on the true stories of the USS Angler (SS-240) and Growler (SS-215). Admiral Charles Lockwood, the commander of submarine operations in the Pacific, served as technical advisor.  
Operation Petticoat 1959 Comedy about a damaged World War II submarine seeking a yard for repairs. Along the way, it takes on five stranded Army nurses and is painted pink (the only color the crew could find). Stars Cary Grant and Tony Curtis.  
Operation Petticoat 1959 Comedy about a damaged World War II submarine seeking a yard for repairs. Along the way, it takes on five stranded Army nurses and is painted pink (the only color the crew could find). Stars Cary Grant and Tony Curtis.  
Operation Petticoat 1977 Remake of 1959 film  
Our Fighting Navy 1937 ...aka Torpedoed 1939 USA  
Our Invincible Navy 1918    
Our Navy 1918    
Our Navy in Action 1921    
Out with the Tide   by John Gittens of Cleethorpes, Grimsby Trawlers,  
Outbreak     LANE VICTORY as a vector
Outcast Of The Islands   another Conrad sea yarn  
Overboard      
Para Handy   appeared as the VITAL SPARK in a BBC film series SAXON, ex-DANE, 1903 see Clyde Puffers p44
Pearl Harbour 2000   HORNET (preserved carrier LEXINGTON?) stood in for Japanese carrier on-deck scenes
Perfect Strangers (aka Vacation From Marriage) (GB) 1945 102 mins, A stale marriage is revitalised on the outbreak of war, when husband and wife both join the navy. With Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Roland Culver. Dir Alexander Korda  
Perilous Expedition (aka Stot Starr den Danske Somand) (Denmark) 1948 93 mins, The story of the crew of a Danish merchantman who escape to England after their country's capitulation in 1940 and subsequently serve on the Iceland convoys and in the Mediterranean. With Lau Lauritzen, Poul Reichhardt, Lisbeth Movin. Dir Bodil Ipsen/Lau Lauritzen The story of the crew of a Danish merchantman who escape to England after their country's capitulation in 1940 and subsequently serve on the Iceland convoys and in the Mediterranean. With Lau Lauritzen, Poul Reichhardt, Lisbeth Movin. Dir Bodil Ipsen/Lau Lauritzen  
Pile Driving, Washington Navy Yard 1897    
Pirates 1986 Written and directed by Roman Polanski, starring Walter Matthau Ship used is the NEPTUNE, a modern replica of a galleon now located in Genoa's Old Harbour and open to visitors. See http://www.foto.genova.it/z04cGaleone.htm
Pirates of the Caribbean   filmed in San Juan, Puerto Rico March 2003 ketch IRENE (1907) of Bridgewater, England, Lady Washington,
Pool of London, The 1950 Basil Dearden for Gaumont of Ealing (Fr, version Les trafiquants du Dumbar Dunbar
Poseidon Adventure, The     RMS Queen Mary
Pride of the Navy 1939    
Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell, The 1968    
PT 109      
Pursuit of the Graf Spee   see "Battle of the River Plate"  
Q Ships (aka Blockade) (GB) 1928 88 mins, Q ships were what the British in WW1 called warships disguising themselves as merchant vessels in the hope of seducing U-boats into surfacing. Earl Jellicoe is credited as technical adviser. With Johnny Butt, JP Kennedy,Val Gielgud. Dir Geoffrey Barkas/M Barry  
Racing with the Moon 1984 ...aka Zeit Verrinnt, die Navy ruft, Die 1984 West Germany  
Rainbow Warrior      
Raise the Titanic      
RCN Communications - Tape Relay, Part 1: Navy Network, Operating the System 1959    
Reap the Wild Wind 1942 John Wayne, Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard, Raymond Massey, Robert Preston, Susan Hayward, Charles Bickford. The adventures of 1840s Key West salvagers. a willful wench stowed aboard a sailing ship (inside a steamer trunk) and was lost when the ship was scuttled  
Remember the Maine      
Rengo kantai 1981 ...aka Grand Fleet, The 1981 ...aka Great Fleet, The 1981 ...aka Imperial Navy, The 1983 USA  
Riddle of the Sands 1979 The movie manages to capture the spirit and ambience of Erskine Childers' 1903 novel, and, remained remarkably faithful to the book. Simon MacCorkindale and Michael York are perfect as Davies and Carruthers.  
Ride the Wild Surf   Fabian  
Roar, Navy, Roar 1942    
Robinson Crusoe   various versions  
Rocky     four-masted bark MOSHULU
Romance of the Navy, A 1915    
Rulers of the Sea     Metha Nelson as the "Falcon" and the bald headed wooden schooner "Golden State" refited as the paddle-wheeler "Sirus"
Run silent, run deep 1958 Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster; A submarine skipper (Clark Gable) single-mindedly pursues the notorious Japanese destroyer "Bungo Pete," which sank his previous boat. This adaptation of the best-selling novel by former sub commander Ned Beach also stars Don Rickles.  
Russians are coming, The 1966 Popular comedy about a Soviet captain who unintentionally provokes panic among Maine locals while seeking a tow for his grounded submarine.  
Saboteur   Alfred Hitchcock burned-out SS Normandie
Sailor Beware 1952 Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in the navy.  
San Demetrio: London 1943 British b/w documentary directed by Charles Frend and Robert Hamer with Walter Fitzgerald, Ralph Michael, Robert Beatty. The tale of tanker on a return trip to Galviston, Texas. It has a bit of a run in with a "Jerry" boat and the remainder of the film depicts the courage of the crew trying to keep things afloat. As the film was made during World War II the sentiments are entirely predictable/understandable.  
Sand Pebbles, The   On a river in China; prewar US Navy. of interest because of the origin of the gunboat's triple expansion machine, which plays an important role in the story.the star,Steve McQueen, being an engine-room rating. The engine in question was salvaged from a Vancouver based whalecatcher, taken down to hollywood, and when necessary turned over using compressed air. SS Lane Victory
Saps at Sea 1940 Laurel and Hardy comedy. The two take a long sea voyage to calm Oliver's nerves.  
Sea Chase, The 1955 Directed by John Farrow with John Wayne and Lana Turner. As World War II begins, German freighter captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gantlet of Allied warships.  
Sea Devils 1953 Rock Hudson, Yvonne de Carlo. Based on Victor Hugo's novel Toilers of the Sea. Filmed partly in Channel Islands  
Sea Gypsies, The 1978 Robert Logan. A man and his three children set off to sail around the world, and are shipwrecked along with a female journalist on an Aleutian island.  
Sea Hawk, The 1940 Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp, and Alan Hale, Sr. This picture was based on Sir Francis Drake, and the English seadogs.  
Seawife 1957 81 mins, colour, made in UK, adaptation of JM Scott's novel "Sea-Wyf and Biscuit"; Richard Burton, Joan Collins as a nun, Basil Sydney, Cy Grant, Ronald Squire, Joan Hickson. WWII mix of romance, religion and racism as four survivors from a ship torpedoed during the fall of Singapore make it by life raft to a desert island. Rossellini was the original director but handed over to Paul Crosfield.  
Sea Wolf, The 1911 Silent  
Sea Wolf, The 1913 US silent b/w directed by Hobart Bosworth with Hobart Bosworth as Wolf Larsen, Herbert Rawlinson as Humphrey Van Weyden and Jack London as "A sailor".  
Sea Wolf, The 1920 US silent b/w directed by George Melford and Frank Reicher with Noah Beery and James Gordon  
Sea Wolf, The 1926 US silent b/w directed by Ralph Ince, playing Wolf himself and with Theodore von Eltz and Claire Adams  
Sea Wolf, The 1930 First talking version, directed by Alfred Santell, Fox Film Corp, with Milton Sills Bear
Sea Wolf, The 1941 Edward G. Robinson as Wolf Larson, Alexander Knox as Humphries; with Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Gene Lockhart, directed by Michael Curtiz. Adaptation of Jack London's adventure novel about the survivors of a shipwreck who are rescued at sea by a brutal captain who tortures them and breaks their spirit.  
Sea Wolf, The 1950 Barricade. Raymond Massey, Dane Clark.  
Sea Wolf, The 1993 Charles Bronson as Wolf Larson, Christopher Reeve as Humphries, Catherine Mary Stewart  
Sea Wolf, The 1997 Another remake with Stacy Keach, Jaason Simmons  
Sea Wolf, The 2001 Not the Jack London story. Directed by Mark Roper with Thomas Griffith and Gerit Kling. Jeffery Thorpe roams the Caribbean in his boat, 'The Sea Wolf'. He will take any job, no matter how suspicious the circumstances  
Seafarers, The 1953 Short documentary directed by Stanley Kubrick with narrative by 'talking head' Dan Hollenbeck. Stanley Kubrick's first feature made in colour - extolls the benefits of membership to the Seafarers International Union. Not well known.  
Seagulls over Sorrento   filmed in Alderney and Jersey brief shot of XE9 (UNEXPECTED)
Seas Beneath (US) 1931 87 mins, Concerning the US navy's 'Mystery Ships', their equivalent of the British 'Q Ships' (though reviews of the day maintained that the Americans never actually used these tactics.) Filmed on various US navy vessels around Catalina (but nominally set in the Mediterranean). With George O'Brien, Walter Kelly, Warren Hymer. Dir John Ford  
Secret of the U110 1997 made for TV  
Serpico     FRANCE
She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal 1995 TV ...aka Brutale Exzesse - Skandal in der Navy 1995 TV Germany  
Ship of Fools 1965 In 1933 a German liner leaves Vera Cruz for Bremerhaven with a mixed bag of passengers  
Ship that Died of Shame, The 1955 The wartime crew of a motor gunboat buy the vessel and go into postwar business as smugglers.  
Shipwrecked 1990 A coming of age movie made in Europe. Made in Norway, the European title is Haarkon Haarkonson  
Shogun   TV Series GOLDEN HINDE replica built in England in 1973
Si tous les gars du monde 1955 Christian Jaque's Concarneau trawler, sick Algerian, Amateur radio, Lutèce
Si tous les gars du monde 1955 Christian Jaque's Concarneau trawler, sick Algerian, Amateur radio, Lutèce
Si tous les gars du monde 1955 Christian Jaque's Concarneau trawler, sick Algerian, Amateur radio, Lutèce
Silent Enemy, The     RFA WAR BRAHMIN played the Italian tanker OLTERRA
Silent Running     USS Valley Forge
Silver Strand 1995 TV ...aka Navy Action 1995 TV Germany  
Sinbad the Sailor 1947 Douglas Fairbanks, Jr, with Maureen O'Hara and Anthony Quinn. Sinbad after the treasure of Alexander the Great, pursued by evil sorcerers and monsters  
Sinbad the Sailor 1958 7th Voyage of Sinbad. Kerwin Mathews. Sinbad after the magic lamp, pursued by evil sorcerers and monsters.  
Sinbad the Sailor 1974 Golden Voyage of Sinbad. John Phillip Law. Sinbad after the secret of the golden map, pursued by evil sorcerers and monsters. Written, produced and special effects by Ray Harryhausen.  
Sinbad the Sailor 1977 Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger. Patrick Wayne (son of the Duke). Sinbad delivering a bewitched prince, pursued by an evil witch and monsters. Written, produced, and special effects by Ray Harryhausen.  
Singapore Mutiny, The 1928 (Also The Wreck of the Singapore in the UK) Directed by Ralph Ince, with himself, Estelle Taylor, Jim Mason, b/w, silent, USA  
Sink the Bismark     models were used
Sinking of the Andrea Dorea      
Sinking of the Lusitania 2001 TV documentary narrated Will Lyman  
Six Hundred Days to Cocos Island 2001 Video Gene and Josie Evans  
Skimpy in the Navy 1949    
Skipper, The 1990 AKA Kill Cruise and The Storm. Juergen Prochnow, Elisabeth Hurley, and Patsy Kensit.  
Small Boat Navy in Vietnam 1968    
Smuggler's Island 1915 Universal - starring Grace Cunard and Francis Ford  
Snow Goose, The   Produced by Hallmark and the BBC, starring Richard Harris and Jenny Agutter  
Soldier, Sailor (GB) 1944 61 mins, Fictional story aiming to underline the inter-dependence of the armed services. With Ted Holliday, Al Beresford, David Sime. Dir Alexander Shaw  
Son of the Navy 1940    
Souls at Sea 1937 Gary Cooper, George Raft, Harry Carey Sr., Alan Ladd. Slavery on the high seas in 1842. Steel bark KAIULANI was used as both a white-hulled packet ship with yards on the mizzen, and a black-hulled bark KAIULANI
Spanish Main, The 1945 Maureen O'Hara, Paul Henreid, Walter Slezak  
Splendid Road, The 1925 passengers to the Gold Rush full-rigged ship INDIANA
Splinters in the Navy 1931    
Stand By For Action (US) 1942 100 mins, A 'mothball' destroyer in action in the Pacific.The screenplay was originally set in the British navy but after Pearl Harbor, was hastily rewritten and Americanised. With Robert Taylor, Charles Laughton, Brian Donlevy. Dir Robert Z Leonard  
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home     USS RANGER played the role of carrier USS ENTERPRISE
Submarine Command 1951 William Holden is a Korean War submarine commander who is haunted by his memory of the last day of World War II, when, as an exec, he saved his boat by crash diving while the captain was on the bridge.  
Submarine D-1 1937 Action film showing a submarine rescue using the McCann Rescue Chamber and Momsen Lung.  
Submarine Patrol (US) 1938 95 mins, WW1 story about the achievements of the so-called 'Splinter Fleet', a squadron of wooden submarine chasers. With Richard Greene, Preston Foster, George Bancroft. Dir John Ford  
Submarine Raider 1942 Hokey yarn about submarine that fails in its attempts to warn Pearl Harbor of the impending Japanese attack, then sinks one of the carriers that launched it.  
Suicide Fleet, The 1931   BOHEMIA was sunk
Summer Rental 1985 John Candy, Rip Torn, Richard Crenna.  
Surcouf, le tigre des sept mers 1966 career of French privateer Captain Robert Surcouf directed by Antonio Molina, Sergio Bergonzelli (France-Italie-Espagne, 1 h 38, Couleurs) French bark or barkentine from the Grand Banks fleet was converted to LA CONFIANCE
Survive the Savage Sea 1992 Based on Dougal Robertson's book, which told the true story of his family's ordeal in the Pacific.  
Swashbuckler 1976 Robert Shaw, James Earl Jones, Peter Boyle, Geneviève Bujold, Beau Bridges directed James Goldstone. Red Ned Lynch (Robert Shaw) heroically saves his friend Nick Debrett (James Earl Jones) from death at the hands of the authorities  
Swashbuckler 1976 Robert Shaw, James Earl Jones, Peter Boyle, Geneviève Bujold, Beau Bridges directed James Goldstone. Red Ned Lynch (Robert Shaw) heroically saves his friend Nick Debrett (James Earl Jones) from death at the hands of the authorities  
Sweetheart of the Navy 1937    
Swiss Family Robinson 1960 John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur Directed by Ken Annakin. Fleeing from Napoleonic oppression, the Robinson family get shipwrecked and marooned on an island  
Task Force 1949 Gary Cooper, Jane Wyatt, Wayne Morris, Walter Brennan, Julie Londond directed Delmer Daves. TASK FORCE far surpasses most action war films in that it focuses on the invention of the air craft carrier and its use in World War II. Gary Cooper stars as Jonathan L. Scott, the patriotic naval tactician. real footage of USS FRANKLIN after her devastating damage of March 1945
The Big Blockade (GB) 1941 73 mins, A dramatisation of the idea of economic warfare, showing how the navy and the RAF were trying to ensure that Germany was as cut off from the rest of the world as possible. With John Mills, Michael Redgrave, Will Hay. Dir Charles Frend  
The Caine Mutiny (US) 1954 125 mins, A paranoid captain displays cowardice in action, then mishandles his ship during a typhoon, provoking a mutiny by his officers. From the popular best-seller by Herman Wouk. With Humphrey Bogart, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray. Dir Edward Dmytryk  
The Caine Mutiny Court Martial (US) 1988 100 mins, An expanded version of the last section of the previous title. With Brad Davis, Eric Bogosian, Jeff Daniels. Dir Robert Altman  
The Cruel Sea (GB) 1953 126 mins, Adaptation of celebrated Nicholas Monsarrat novel: the war as fought by the corvettes, their tragedies and very occasional triumphs. By the time this film came to be made, the Admiralty had got rid of all its corvettes; finally one was located in Malta - the Coreopsis, which had been on loan to the Greek navy.With Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Denholm Elliott. Dir Charles Frend  
The Deep Six (US) 1958 105 mins, The dilemma of a devout Quaker appointed gunnery officer aboard a destroyer. With Alan Ladd, William Bendix, Keenan Wynn. Dir Rudolph Mate  
The Fighting Coastguard (US) 1951 86 mins, Two shipyard workers are drafted into the Coastguard and see action against the Japanese. With Brian Donlevy, Forrest Tucker, Ella Rains. Dir Joe Kane  
The Frogmen (US) 1951 96 mins, Underwater demolition squads in action in the Pacific. With Richard Widmark, Dana Andrews, Robert Wagner. Dir Lloyd Bacon  
The Key (GB) 1958,127 mins, Love and death among tugboat crews attempting to save stricken merchant ships during the battle of the Atlantic. With William Holden Trevor Howard, Sophia Loren. Dir Carol Reed    
The Long Voyage Home (US) 1940 105 mins, Various episodes in the wartime voyage of a cargo ship from the Caribbean to London. With John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter. Dir John Ford  
The Navy Way (US) 1944 74 mins, A mixed bunch of draftees spend time at the Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois, before being sent off for active duty. With Robert Lowery, Bill Henry, Jean Parker. Dir William Berke  
The Sharkfighters (US) 1956 73 mins, A group of navy scientists based in Cuba during WW2 attempt to devise an effective shark repellent. With Victor Mature, James Olsen, Karen Steele. Dir Jerry Hopper  
The Shipbuilders (GB) 1943 89 mins, Drama set in a shipyard, closed in the 1930s through lack of orders, reopened to build war- ships as a new conflict looms. With Clive Brook, Geoffrey Hibbert, Finlay Currie. Dir John Baxter  
The Weaker Sex (GB) 1948 84 mins, The story of a family at war, with the focus on two daughters who both join the Wrens. With Ursula Jeans, Joan Hopkins, Lana Morris. Dir Roy Baker  
The White Ship (aka La Nave Bianca) (Italy) 1941 77 mins, Beginning with a naval engagement and going on to show the care of the wounded aboard a hospital ship. With non-professional cast. Dir Roberto Rossellinir  
They Were Expendable 1945 Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Ward Bond, Marshall Thompson directed John Ford. John Ford's poetic adaptation of William White's book about a PT boat squadron in the South Pacific during World War II may be the best feature film on the war in that theater and is considered by some scholars, including British director Lindsay Anderson, as Ford's greatest work.  
They Were Expendable (US) 1945 135 mins, A PT boat squadron in action off the Philippines immediately after Pearl Harbor. With John Wayne, Robert Montgomery, Ward Bond. Dir John Ford  
This Man's Navy 1945    
Three Men in a Boat 1898 silent, made in UK, b/w - probably not the JK Jerome story  
Three Men in a Boat 1956 Directed Ken Annakin, screenplay Hubert Gregg, Vernon Harris, with Jimmy Edwrads, Jill Ireland, David Tomlinson  
Three Men in a Boat 1975 Directed Stephen Frear, music John Addison, with Tim Curry (TV?)  
Titanic 1997 Leonardo Di Caprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane Directed by James Cameron. Spectacular special effects set amidst the backdrop of one of the most tragic events of the 20th Century; one of the greatest Hollywood spectaculars of all time JEROMIAH O'BRIEN (her engine anyway), SS Lane Victory (wake anyway)
Torpedo Alley 1952 William Bendix commands a submarine in this story of Korean War combat and romance.  
Torpedo Run 1958 Glenn Ford is a submarine commander who is forced to sink a Japanese transport carrying American prisoners and his own family because it was being used to shield an aircraft carrier. He then seeks his revenge. Ernest Borgnine also stars.  
Torpedo Squadron, Move Out (aka Raigekitai Shutsudo) (Japan) 1944 90 mins, Three young officers volunteer for duty as human torpedoes, and sink an American flagship. Dir Kajiro Yamamoto  
Treasure Island 1912 Silent  
Treasure Island 1918 Silent b/w USA Directed by Chester M. Franklin and Sidney Franklin with Francis Carpenter, Virginia Lee Corbin and Violet Radcliffe.  
Treasure Island 1920 Silent, starring Lon Chaney  
Treasure Island 1934 First talking version, starred Wallace Beery as Long John Silver; Jackie Cooper as Jim Hawkins, and Lionel Barrymore as Billy Bones. Nanuk
Treasure Island 1950 US / UK directed by Byron Haskin - Robert Newton as Long John Silver  
Treasure Island 1950 Walt Disney's first completely live action feature. Ryelands, three-masted schooner built by Nicholson & Marsh at Glasson Dock in 1887, converted to "HISPANIOLA"
Treasure Island 1950 Walt Disney's first completely live action feature. Ryelands, three-masted schooner built by Nicholson & Marsh at Glasson Dock in 1887, converted to "HISPANIOLA"
Treasure Island 1950 Walt Disney's first completely live action feature. Ryelands, three-masted schooner built by Nicholson & Marsh at Glasson Dock in 1887, converted to "HISPANIOLA"
Treasure Island 1971 Made in Europe, starred Orson Welles as Long John.  
Treasure Island 1990 A labour of love for Charlton Heston and his son Fraser.  
True to the Navy 1930 US comedy directed by Frank Tuttle with Clara Bow and Fredric March  
Trust the Navy 1935 British b/w comedy directed by Henry W. George with Lupino Lane and Nancy Burne  
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea 1954 Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, James Mason; Victorian scientists at sea are wrecked and captured by mysterious captain of a futuristic submarine.  
Twilight of the Gods 1958 Rock Hudson, Cyd Charisse, story about the twilight of commercial sail. Albatros
Two Years Before the Mast 1946 Alan Ladd, Brian Donlevy, and William Bendix in the film of Richard Henry Dana's true story.  
U-571 2000 Matthew McConnaughey and Bill Paxton star in this forthcoming World War II action film, in which a U.S. submarine captain undertakes to recover an Enigma decoding machine from a stranded German U-boat. Based-on-fact story (although it was actually the British who recovered the decoder...).  
Under Ten Flags 1960 Sotto dieci bandiere directed by Duilio Coletti with Charles Laughton, Van Heflin and Mylène Demongeot. A view of the war through the eyes of the captain of the german raider, Atlantis. An Italian postwar destroyer (or possibly the destroyer leader postwar conversion of a 'Capitani Romani' class small cruiser?) played the role of the British cruiser HMS DEVONSHIRE sinking the ATLANTIS
Under Ten Flags 1960 Sotto dieci bandiere directed by Duilio Coletti with Charles Laughton, Van Heflin and Mylène Demongeot. A view of the war through the eyes of the captain of the german raider, Atlantis. An Italian postwar destroyer (or possibly the destroyer leader postwar conversion of a 'Capitani Romani' class small cruiser?) played the role of the British cruiser HMS DEVONSHIRE sinking the ATLANTIS
United States Navy Band, The 1943    
Up Periscope 1959 James Garner stars in this World War II action yarn about a submarine on a secret mission to photograph a Japanese code book.  
Up The Creek 1958 English b/w comedy directed by Val Guest with David Tomlinson, Peter Sellers and Wilfrid Hyde-White. minesweeper WELFARE took lead role; film was shot at Thos. Ward's shipbreaking yard at Columbia Wharf, Grays, Essex
Viking, The 1931 THE VIKING produced in 1931 by Varick Frissell, with Captain Bob Bartlett. A wooden sealer, built Norway 188, used by Fridtjof Nansen on his first trip in 1882
Vikings, The 1958 Viking saga with Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis  
Vivent les Dockers 1951 Robert Menegoz-Genestal, documnentary on 5 French ports, prize at Karlovy Vary Film Festival  
Voyage 1993 Another imitation of Dead Calm, this one is more successful than the others.  
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 1961 The USS Seaview, is a state of the art nuclear submarine fresh from the shipyards. She is on her maiden voyage, when the crew learns that the Van Allen radiation belt has become unstable and is threatening to destroy all life on the planet. Cast: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden, Peter Lorrie. Directed by Irwin Allen  
Wackiest Ship in the Army 1960 Comedy with Jack Lemmon and Ricky Nelson.  
Wake of the Red Witch 1948 John Wayne and Gail Russell in the film adaptation of Garland Roark's intense and dark novel.  
Waters of Time 1951 Basil Wright for the Port of London Authority  
Waterworld 1995 Kevin Costner as the sailor of the future, versus Dennis Hopper as the evil stinkpotter.  
We dive at dawn 1943 Directed by Anthony Asquith with John Mills and Louis Bradfield. All leave is canceled so that a British submarine can be sent after a new German warship. They chase it so far that they have no fuel to get home. P614, ex Turkish boat, played the SEA TIGER. Depot ship FORTH and submarine SAFARI are also seen
We Joined the Navy 1962 Directed by Wendy Toye with Kenneth More and Lloyd Nolan. Comedy - tiltled We Are in the Navy Now, in USA  
We're in the Navy Now 1926 Directed by A. Edward Sutherland with Wallace Beery and Raymond Hatton. Comedy.  
We've Never Been Licked 1943 Directed by John Rawlins with Noah Beery, Jr., Robert Mitchum and Richard Quine. WWII morale film for Texas A&M graduates fighting overseas.  
We've Never Been Licked 1943 Directed by John Rawlins with Noah Beery, Jr., Robert Mitchum and Richard Quine. WWII morale film for Texas A&M graduates fighting overseas.  
Western Approaches 1944 Directed by Pat Jackson, with Eric Fullerton, Captain Duncan MacKenzie. Captain W. Kerr, A wartime documentary, made under the auspices of the Crown Film Unit, made as a tribute to the Merchant Navy. filmed aboard a "Blue Funnel" ship
White Squall 1996 A modern story of tall ship sailing, based on a true story. (Albatros) Eye of the Wind (re-rigged)
Wind 1992 Fictionalised story of the '87 America's Cup.  
Wind in the Willows 1949 Disney.  
Wind in the Willows 1983 Made-for-TV (UK). This one is animation/stop motion  
Wind in the Willows 1987 Made-for-TV (US).  
Wind in the Willows 1996 Live action. Monty Python does a classic fairy tale.  
Windjammer 1930 UK, b/w directed by John Orton with Tony Bruce and Michael Hogan  
Windjammer 1937 Directed by Ewing Scott with Constance Worth and George O'Brien - captured gun runners  
Windjammer, The 1926 b/w, silent, directed by Harry Joe Brown, Billy Sullivan as a sailorman prizefighter  
Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich 1958 Norwegian documentary by Bill Colleran and Louis De Rochemont III; first presentation in CINEMIRACLE, is the record of a training cruise of the full-rigged S/S Christian Radich from Oslo across the Atlantic, through the Caribbean, to New York and back home again.  
Wings of Eagles, The 1957 Directed by John Ford with John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara: a biography of Navy flier-turned-screenwriter Frank W. "Spig" Wead.  
Wings of the Navy 1939    
Wolf Larsen 1958 Directed by Harmon Jones, after Jack London, with Barry Sullivan, Henry Rowland, Peter Graves and Chuck Connors. Beast of the Seven Seas. In every roaring port they knew the "Wolf" and his savage crew...and what befell his human prey  
Wolf Larsen 1975 Il Lupo dei mari, directed by Giuseppe Vari with Chuck Connors, Barbara Bach and Giuseppe Pambieri  
World in His Arms, The 1952 San Francisco-based sealers operating against the law in Russian Alaska in the 1850s.  
Wreck of the 'Maine', The 1898 USA, b/w, silent, taken at the same time as "Divers at work on the Maine", gives a comprehensive view of the wreck as seen from the deck of a tug passing completely around it. None of the debris had been removed, and the awful destruction caused by the explosion is plainly seen.  
Wreck of the 'Mohican' 1899 UK b/w, silent documentary showing the Porthonstock Life Saving Crew rescuing men from the rigging of the MOHICAN on the Manacle Rocks.  
Wreck of the 'Norseman' 1899 US, b/w, silent, a panoramic view taken from the rocky shore, showing the wreck of the steamer NORSEMAN.  
Wreck of the 'Vizcaya' 1898 USA, silent, b/w, taken on the morning after the battle in which the Spanish navy was destroyed. This battleship, once the 'Pride of Spain,' is shown a ruined hulk on the beach, the terrible effect of the guns of Uncle Sam's warship being apparent everywhere. Contrasted with our earlier picture of the 'Viscaya' in New York harbor, the 'Viscaya' here presents a woeful appearance  
Wreck of the Battleship 'Maine' 1898 USA, b/w, silent, Taken in Havana Harbor from a moving launch, and shows the wreck of the 'Maine' surrounded by wrecking boats and other vessels. The warped and twisted remains show how thoroughly this immense mass of iron and steel was blown out of all semblance of a vessel. The background of this picture is formed by the shores of Havana Harbor, and as the yacht moves around, a panoramic view of the shores adds an interesting feature.  
Wreck of the Dunbar, The 1912 Australian, b/w, silent, Directed by Gaston Mervale with Louise Lovely  
Wreck of the Grosvenor      
Wreck of the Hesperus   Cecil B. DeMille INDIANA and BOHEMIA
Wreck of the Hesperus 1927 Cecil B. DeMille, Directed by Elmer Clifton with Sam De Grass, Virginia Bradford, Francis Ford INDIANA and BOHEMIA
Wreck of the Hesperus, The 1927 Directed by Elmer Clifton with Sam De Grasse and Virginia Bradford  
Wreck of the Hesperus, The 1944 USA, short colour animation directed by Mannie Davi  
Wreck of the Hesperus, The 1948 Directed by John Hoffman with Willard Parker, Edgar Buchanan, Patricia Barry. This grade B retelling of the Longfellow poem is not great art, but it's a good movie for children, especially for a rainy afternoon. Stalwart Willard Parker does battle with a ton of stock footage of storms and ships at sea; and the film is amiable, moving along at a nice clip. Old New England is seldom depicted in old movies (or new ones for that matter), and it's always fascinating to see how it's recreated.  
Wreck of the Hesperus, The 1944 USA, short colour animation directed by Mannie Davi  
Wreck of the Hesperus, The 1948 Directed by John Hoffman with Willard Parker, Edgar Buchanan, Patricia Barry. This grade B retelling of the Longfellow poem is not great art, but it's a good movie for children, especially for a rainy afternoon. Stalwart Willard Parker does battle with a ton of stock footage of storms and ships at sea; and the film is amiable, moving along at a nice clip. Old New England is seldom depicted in old movies (or new ones for that matter), and it's always fascinating to see how it's recreated.  
Wreck of the Hesperus, The 1944 USA, short colour animation directed by Mannie Davi  
Wreck of the Julie Plante, The 1985 Directed by Stephen Weston, 4 minute animation based on the poem by William Henry Drummond (1854-1907), this animated short tells the story of the ship JULIE PLANTE which foundered and sank on a stormy night.  
Wreck of the Lady Elgin 1999 Video: The story of the famous shipwreck of the Lady Elgin which sank in Lake Michigan in 1860.  
Wreck of the Mary Deare, The 1959 Gary Cooper, Charlton Heston, Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams, Cecil Parker directed Michael Anderson. A salvage boat discovers the freighter "Mary Deare" adrift on the high seas, all but one of its crew members inexplicably missing. Insurance fraud comes to light when a salvage boat is rescued from the high seas.  
Wreck of the S.S. 'Paris' 1899 UK b/w silent documentary: panoramic view, showing wrecking tugs trying to haul the steamship 'Paris' off the Manacle Rocks on which she had been wrecked the day before.  
Wreck of the Schooner 'Richmond' 1897 US, b/w, silent This picture was taken within a few hours of the wreck, just after the crew had been taken off by the life-savers. The vessel appears beating upon the rocks, while enormous billows roll over it from stem to stern.  
Wreck of the Schooner 'Richmond' 1900 US b/w, silent  
Wreck of the Schooner 'Richmond' 1897 US, b/w, silent This picture was taken within a few hours of the wreck, just after the crew had been taken off by the life-savers. The vessel appears beating upon the rocks, while enormous billows roll over it from stem to stern.  
Wreck of the Schooner 'Richmond' 1900 US b/w, silent  
Wreck of the Singapore, The 1928 (UK title of The Singapore Mutiny) Directed by Ralph Ince, with himself, Estelle Taylor, Jim Mason, b/w, silent, USA  
Yangtse Incident 1957 Directed by Michael Anderson. Richard Todd , William Hartnell, Akim Tamiroff, Donald Houston. Also known as Battle Hell (1957) (USA), Escape of the Amethyst (1957), Their Greatest Glory (1957). While sailing lawfully up the Yangste in 1949, the British warship Amethyst found its return to the. AMETHYST played herself (sister MAGPIE was used for some scenes), frigate TEAZER played CONSORT and CONCORD, Trinity House tender TRITON played river steamer KIANLANG LIBERATOR
Yankee Clipper 1927 Cecil B. DeMille, Silent. William Boyd, Elinor Fair, Junior Coghlan, John Miljan, directed Rupert Julian. This silent film follows the race between two ships and the attempt at proving to an Englishwoman that her fiance is a villainous blackguard. INDIANA and BOHEMIA
Yellowbeard 1983 Monty Python goes to sea.  
Yeoman's Wedding, The 1912 see The Wreck of the Dunbar  
YMS-504 subyeong 1963 ...aka YMS-504 of the Navy 1963 International: English title  
You're in the Navy Now 1951 ...aka U.S.S. Teakettle 1951 USA  
Your Fighting Navy at Work and at Play 1918    
(multiple)   Other ships reported as appearing in various films Alden Besse, Bohemia, Centennial, Galelia, Indiana, Irene, Llewellyn J. Morse, Lottie Carson, Pacific Queen, S.N. Castle, Santa Clara, Star of Finland, W.F. Jewett, William Brown, William H. Harriman
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea 1954 Adventures of a futuristic atomic submarine. Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas, directed by Richard Fleischer. Walt Disney version of Jules Verne. This Oscar winner (for special effects and set decoration) is a remake of a 1916 silent film.  
? 1929 to Greenland, Harvard Universtity Film Foundation U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Marion

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