Destroyer

(1943)
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Flagwaving story of a new American destroyer, the JOHN PAUL JONES, from the day her keel is laid, to what was very nearly her last voyage. Among the crew, is Steve Boleslavski, a shipyard welder that helped build her, who reenlists, with his old rank of Chief bosuns mate. After failing her sea trials, she is assigned to the mail run, until caught up in a disparate battle with a Japanese sub. After getting torpedoed, and on the verge of sinking, the Captain, and crew hatch a plan to try and save the ship, and destroy the sub.

  1. Frank Wead

    Screenplay, Story

  2. William A. Seiter

    Director

  3. Borden Chase

    Screenplay

  4. Lewis Meltzer

    Screenplay

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Status Released

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  • August 19, 1943
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

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