Gray Lady Down

Synopsis: The USS Neptune, a nuclear submarine, is sunk off the coast of Connecticut after a collision with a Norwegian cargo ship. The navy must attempt a potentially dangerous rescue in the hope of saving the lives of the crew.
Director(s): David Greene
Production: MCA Universal Home Video
Rotten Tomatoes:
111 min

I've come around to three one five.

- That ought to take

us well astern of him.


- Radar, Bridge.

Range to Contact Alpha.

- Kind of ship

out there doesn't know

the rules of the road?

- Bridge, Radar.

Range, 1,000 yards and closing.

Contact Alpha has turned to

new heading one three five.

- Captain, he's--

- I know.

Helm, Bridge.

Right full rudder, all ahead full.

Sound the danger signal.

- Aye, Captain.

- Captain!

- Jesus Christ, he's on top of us!

- All ahead flank!

- Captain!

- Hit the collision alarm!

Collision imminent!

Collision imminent!

Oh, Jesus!

- All stations, this is Neptune!


- Secure that door!

- There are men back there!

- Secure it!

- Get out of there!

Get out!

- All stations, this is Neptune,

Neptune! We're hit!

- 40 degree up bubble, sir.

- Depth, one zero zero.

- I need propulsion!

- We have none, sir.

- Engine Room, Con.

- Depth, one one zero.

- Main Control, Con.

- One two zero.

And one three zero feet.

- Engine Room, Con.

- Depth, one four zero.

- Can you hear me?

And one five zero.

- Main Control, Con.

Can you hear me?

- One six zero feet.

And one seven zero.

- Engine Room, Con.

- Depth, one eight zero.

One nine zero.

Engine Room, Con.

- Two zero--

- Engine Room, Con.

Can you hear me?

Engine Room, Con.

Can you hear me?

Engine Room, Con.

Main Engine Room, Con.

Main Engine Room, Con.

- Please get me a damage

report from the engine room!

- Trying, sir, no answer.

Main Engine Room, Con.

Can you hear me?

Main Engine Room, acknowledge.

- Two seven zero feet.

- Blow main ballast tanks.

Blow safeties.

Blow auxiliaries.

- Blowing all ballast tanks.

- Full dive on bow planes.

Try to get her leveled off.

- Full dive on bow planes.

Aye, sir.

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James Whittaker

James Whittaker (February 28, 1751 – July 20, 1787) was the second leader of the Shakers. Whittaker was born in Oldham, England and became a weaver and a member of the artisan and merchant class. He came to colonial America with Mother Ann Lee, who was one of his relatives and raised him. Father Jaems Whittaker, Father William Lee (Ann's brother), and Mother Ann Lee had lived in Manchester, England and were known as the First Parents of the Shaker sect. Whittaker was a powerful orator who drew many people to the Shaker sect.He became leader following the death of Mother Ann Lee in September 1784. Under Whittaker’s lead, Shaker communities were formed in New England and the meetinghouse was built at Mount Lebanon in 1785. Mount Lebanon would go on to become the center for all other Shaker communities, from Maine to Kentucky.Whittaker had suffered from physical abuse and traveled a great deal for the sect. Having a premonition of his death, he chose to die at Enfield, Connecticut Shaker community. After James Whittaker’s death in 1787, the American Joseph Meacham, with whom he had a power struggle, became the next leader of the Shakers. more…

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