The film is set during World War II. The British merchant ship San Demetrio is torpedoed by a German U-boat and left adrift in the North Atlantic. The crew manages to save the ship and sail it back to England. The film follows the crew's struggle to survive and their eventual triumph over the odds.

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San Demetrio London (1943)

War · 1h 44m · 2/21/1944

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The film is set during World War II. The British merchant ship San Demetrio is torpedoed by a German U-boat and left adrift in the North Atlantic. The crew manages to save the ship and sail it back to England. The film follows the crew's struggle to survive and their eventual triumph over the odds.

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Released
Cast
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Arthur Young

Captain George Waite
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Walter Fitzgerald

Chief Engineer Charles Pollard
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Ralph Michael

2nd. Officer Hawkins
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Neville Mapp

3rd. Engineer Willey
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Barry Letts

Apprentice John Jones
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Michael Allen

Cadet Roy Housden
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Frederick Piper

Boatswain W.E. Fletcher
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Herbert Cameron

Pumpman Davies
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John Owers

Steward
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Gordon Jackson

Messboy John Jamieson
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Robert Beatty

'Yank' Preston
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Charles Victor

Deckhand
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James McKechnie

Deckhand
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John Coyle

Deckhand
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Duncan McIntyre

Deckhand (as Duncan MacIntyre)
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Rex Holt

Deckhand
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Mervyn Johns

Greaser John Boyle
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Lawrence O'Madden

Capt. E.S.F. Fegen V.C. Royal Navy
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James Donald

Gunnery Control Officer
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James Sadler

Officer of the Watch
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Peter Miller Street

Midshipman
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David Horne

Mr. Justice Langton
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Nigel Clarke

R.J.E. Dodds - Shipping Manager
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James Knight

Capt. Smith - S.S. Gloucester City
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Diana Decker

Shopgirl
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John Boxer

Naval Officer (uncredited)
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Cameron Hall

Mr. Nelson (uncredited)
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Charles Rolfe

Harbour Pilot (uncredited)
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Caven Watson

Tugboat Captain (uncredited)
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Norman Williams

Youngster (uncredited)
Crew
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Charles Frend

Director
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Robert Hamer

Director
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Robert Hamer

Writer
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Charles Frend

Writer
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F. Tennyson Jesse

Writer
Disc Releases
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San Demetrio London

(DVD)

1/11/2021

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