The Silent Service (1957): S01E35 – The Tshushima Straits Story


The Silent Service is an American syndicated anthology television series based on actual events in the submarine section of the United States Navy.


At the urging of Vice Admiral Charles A. Lockwood, civilian scientists developed an electronic device that enabled submarines to detect floating and submerged mines. With this apparatus, a wolf-pack of nine subs entered the Sea of Japan in June 1945 and wreaked havoc with enemy shipping, contributing materially to the end of the war.

The Silent Service Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Silent Service here.

You can find a full index of The Silent Service Series 01 here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 29 November 1957.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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