Based On A True Story
When the oil tanker San Demetrio is hit by enemy fire, the crew abandon ship. But after several days adrift in a lifeboat, some of the crew find the ship miraculously still afloat. With courage and determination they steer the tanker home.
Ralph Michael (2nd Officer Hawkins)
Walter Fitzgerald (Chief Engineer Charles Pollard)
Frederick Piper (Boatswain W.E. Fletcher)
Mervyn Johns (Greaser John Boyle)
Gordon Jackson (Messboy John Jamieson)
Robert Beatty ('Yank' Preston)