The Silent Service (1957– )

The Loss of the Perch 

The perch starts wwii two engines down and doesn't keep them repaired long. During the opening of the war it suffers a series of mishaps (a circular running torpedo detonates close, loss of... See full summary »

Director:

Sobey Martin

Writer:

Robert C. Dennis (teleplay)
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Thomas M. Dykers Thomas M. Dykers ... Himself - Host / Narrator
Jack Lord ... Hurt
Chris Drake ... Lt. B. R. Van Buskirk (as Christian Drake)
Jack Mann Jack Mann ... Lt. J. T.Schacht
Ray Montgomery ... Lt. J. F. Ryder
Eric Morris ... Bray
Rollin Moriyama Rollin Moriyama ... Japanese Officer (as Rollin Mariyama)
Leonard Graves Leonard Graves ... Radioman
Ron Foster Ron Foster ... Soundman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
B.R. Van Buskirk B.R. Van Buskirk ... Himself - Cmdr. Van Buskirk (Ret.) / Special Guest
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The perch starts wwii two engines down and doesn't keep them repaired long. During the opening of the war it suffers a series of mishaps (a circular running torpedo detonates close, loss of the comm gear, hole at the base of the sail, cracked and bowed shafts with only one engine providing propulsion. Scopes out, depth gauge out, numerous electrical grounds take sonar out, interior communications out-can't call for help., "Can't fight, can't run, - can't even dive. " Written by cck

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Genres:

Action | War

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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 1957 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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