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Aired Saturday August 6, 7:45am - 9:45amon Great Movies Classic

The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1961)

Comedy drama

A luckless naval Lieutenant is duped into commanding a dangerous mission into enemy territory during the Bismarck Sea Battle, but his boat is barely shipshape, and his crew turns out to be a bunch of wise-cracking landlubbers.

Cast and crew
  • Richard MurphyDirector
  • Jack LemmonLt. Rip Crandall
  • Ricky NelsonEns. Tommy J. Hanson
  • John LundLt. Cmdr. Wilbur F. Vandewater
  • Chips RaffertyBoomer McKye
  • Tom TullyCapt. McClung
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