Navy Log is an American drama anthology series that initially aired for one season on CBS.
It relates the greatest survival war stories in the history of the United States Navy. The series premiered in 1955, but the following year, it was moved to ABC, where it aired until 1958.
Anthology series focusing on the lives of America’s sailors.
The show featured dramatic re-enactments of true Naval events taken from the files of the US Defence Department.
The episodes generally featured little known actors although better known performers sometimes hosted.
The famed opening sequence shows 2,000 sailors spelling out the show’s title aboard the USS Hancock.
Navy Log Series
You can find a full index and overview of Navy Log here.
- Episode 01: The Death of Dillinger-San.
- Episode 02: The Big A.
- Episode 03: A Day for a Stingray.
- Episode 04: Scratch One Hearse.
- Episode 05: In the Labonza.
- Episode 06: Man Alone.
- Episode 07: The Pilot.
- Episode 08: Incident at Formosa.
- Episode 09: Peril on the Sea.
- Episode 10: Destination – 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
- Episode 11: A Guy Called Mickey.
- Episode 12: Buzz Boy.
- Episode 13: Operation Golden Rule.
- Episode 14: The Countess and the Convicts.
- Episode 15: Thach Weaves a Trap.
- Episode 16: Survive.
- Episode 17: Ping Happy Spit Kit.
- Episode 18: Operation Lend Lease Adti: Amscray.
- Episode 19: Operation Hideout.
- Episode 20: Cigar-Box John.
- Episode 21: The Star.
- Episode 22: War of the Whale Boats.
- Episode 23: After You, Ludwig.
- Episode 24: USS Enrico Tazzoli.
- Episode 25: Ito of Attu.
- Episode 26: SSN-571.
- Episode 27: Assignment… BRT.
- Episode 28: The Decoy.
- Episode 29: Nightmare Off Brooklyn.
- Episode 30: Goal… Mach Two.
- Episode 31: The Saga of Irving Cohen.
- Episode 32: Mission to Murmansk.
- Episode 33: The Lady and the Atom.
- Episode 34: The Fighting Fig.
- Episode 35: The Marines Have Landed.
The first four (4) episodes of season 3 were produced at the end of season 2, this would make 39 episodes for that season based on early copyright dates for these 4 episodes.
Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 17 October 1956 to 12 June 1957.
- Running Time: 22-24 minutes.
- Rating: Unknown.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.