What movie was the USS Silversides in?

What movie was the USS Silversides in?

In 2001, Miramax Films towed the Silversides into Lake Michigan to film scenes for “Below,” which starred actor Bruce Greenwood.

How did the USS Silversides get to Lake Michigan?

In 1987 the submarine made the voyage across Lake Michigan to where it currently resides today in the Muskegon Channel. The U.S.S. Silversides SS-236 arrived in Muskegon in 1987 after it was docked at Navy Pier in Chicago for years. The submarine was towed across the lake escorted by a few boats.

How accurate is Eight Below?

I learn from Variety that “Eight Below” is inspired by a Japanese film, itself based on real events, but in the 1958 “true story,” seven of nine dogs died. Still, the film doesn’t claim to be a documentary, and the story, believable or not, is strong and involving.

What happens if there’s a hole in a submarine?

It would fill with water (or almost). If this happened at (say) 100 metres depth, the air pressure inside the submarine is normal atmospheric pressure, but the water pressure at the hole would be 11 times greater. The water would rush in very, very fast.

When was below made?

October 11, 2002
Below/Initial release

What kind of submarine is a silverside?

USS Silversides (SS/AGSS-236) is a Gato -class submarine, the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the silversides . Silversides was one of the most successful submarines in the Pacific Theater of World War II, with 23 confirmed sinkings, totalling more than 90,000 long tons (91,444 t) of shipping.

Where is the USS Silversides now?

The USS Silversides currently resides in Pere Marquette Park on the channel in Muskegon, Michigan where its own maritime museum is a major tourist attraction year round. The boat is open for tours and is still maintained in its original order (Davis 1987).

What kind of submarine was used in the movie below?

The producers of Below used USS Silversides, a retired World War II -era U.S. Navy Gato -class submarine that is now a museum ship in Muskegon, Michigan, for exteriors of the fictional USS Tiger Shark. The submarine was towed out into Lake Michigan for filming. This section needs expansion.

What did the USS silverside sink?

While off Truk on 18 January 1943, Silversides torpedoed and sank her largest target of the war, the 10,022 ton oil tanker Toei Maru. Two days later, the submarine had one of her most productive days of the war.