Naval Warfare Movies

San Demetrio, London

Director: Charles Frend
Starring: Walter Fitzgerald, Mervyn Johns, Ralph Michael, Robert Beatty

Published: 1943
Country: UK
Length: 76 min.
Keywords: Feature, WWII

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British tanker San Demetrio, a disabled straggler from a 1940 Atlantic convoy, is menaced by U-boats as she attempts to gain safe harbor.


A good example of a wartime Allied propaganda film. Based on an actual incident.

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