The Silent Service (1958): S02E35 – The Bowfin Story


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


On the second war patrol of the USS Bowfin, a young lieutenant seriously questions his own ability to become a capable, courageous submarine officer. But, when the chips are down, he comes through, reinforcing a belief in himself and winning the respect of his shipmates. “The Bowfin story” shows how the officer won his combat spurs in surface actions against enemy ships.

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 02 here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 31 October 1958.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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