The Cruel Sea

The Cruel Sea


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Drama , War & Military


2h 6min

Age rating



Meredith Edwards
Yeoman Wells
Gerard Heinz
Polish Captain
Virginia McKenna
Julie Hallam
Megs Jenkins
Tallow's Sister
June Thorburn
Doris Ferraby
Moira Lister
Elaine Morell
Leo Phillips
Dafydd Havard
Signalman Rose
Sam Kydd
Gerik Schjelderup
Norwegian Captain
Gaston Richer
French Captain
Harold Goodwin
ASDIC Operator
George Curzon
Admiral at Party
Anthony Snell
R.N. Lieutenant
Ronald Simpson
R.N. Captain
Don Sharp
Russell Waters
A.R.P. Warden
Harold Jamieson
A.R.P. Warden
Warwick Ashton
Petty Officer Instructor
Walter Fitzgerald
Warden (uncredited)
Paddy Joyce
Sonar Operator (uncredited)
Richard Leech
Sailor (uncredited)
Jim O'Brady
Sailor in Water
Alan Webb
Admiral Murray-Forbes (uncredited)


At the start of World War II, Cmdr. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training. The winter seas make life miserable enough, but the men must also harden themselves to rescuing survivors of U-Boat attacks, while seldom able to strike back. Traumatic events afloat and ashore create a warm bond between the skipper and his first officer

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