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 tr...更多>
Lt. Cmdr. Ericson: If you were in it, you knew all about it. You knew how to keep watch on filthy nights, and how to go without sleep; how to bury the dead, and how to die without wasting anyone's time. Tallow: If anyone else makes a noise, I'll have his guts for a necktie. Capt. Ericson: Steady as she goes, Number One. Lockhart: Sir, reports from HQ say that there are five U-boats in this area. Capt. Ericson: Five? It was good of them to tell us! Lockhart: [Later that evening] Now they say there are nine U-boats operating around this area. Capt. Ericson: Nine? Good grief, we must be very popular this evening! Bennett: Snorkers! Good-oh!