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Thomas M. Dykers (1905–1975)

Thomas M. Dykers was born on December 3, 1905 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Thomas Michael Dykers. He was a producer and writer, known for The Silent Service (1957), Captain Fathom (1955) and The Flying Missile (1950). He died on June 13, 1975. See full bio »

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(age 69)

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Known For

(1957-1958)
(1955)
The Flying Missile Miscellaneous Crew
(1950)
(1965)

Filmography

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  The Silent Service (TV Series) (executive producer - 77 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (producer - 1 episode, 1957)
- U-47 in Scapa Flow (1958) ... (executive producer)
- Seanettle vs U-Boat (1958) ... (executive producer)
- The Squalus Story (1958) ... (executive producer - as Rear Admiral Thomas M. Dykers U.S.N. [Ret.])
- Royal Submarines (1958) ... (executive producer)
- The Bowfin Story (1958) ... (executive producer)
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 1965 Captain Fathom (TV Series) (creator)
  The Silent Service (TV Series) (teleplay - 6 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (screenplay - 4 episodes, 1957) (written by - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Bergall's Revenge (1958) ... (teleplay)
- The Sea Devil Attacks Puget Sound (1958) ... (written by)
- The U.S.S. Seahorse Story (1957) ... (teleplay)
- The U.S.S. Pampanito Story (1957) ... (teleplay)
- The U.S.S. Spearfish Delivers (1957) ... (screenplay)
 1955 Captain Fathom (TV Movie) (creator - as Rear Adm. Thomas M. Dykers USN ret.)
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 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series) (narrator - 4 episodes)
- The U.S.S. Bergall's Dilemma (1957) ... (narrator)
- The End of the Line (1957) ... (narrator)
- The U.S.S. Batfish Scores (1957) ... (narrator)
- The Trout at the Rainbow's End (1957) ... (narrator)
 1955 Captain Fathom (TV Movie) (technical consultant - as Rear Admiral Thomas M. Dykers USN {Ret})
 1954 Hell and High Water (technical advisor - uncredited)
 1952 Torpedo Alley (technical advisor - as Rear Admiral Thomas M. Dykers)
 1952 Flat Top (technical supervisor - as Rear Admiral Thomas E. Dykers USN [Retired])
 1951 Submarine Command (technical advisor - as Rear Admiral Thomas M. Dykers USN {Ret})
 1951 The Frogmen (technical advisor - uncredited)
 1950 The Flying Missile (technical advisor - as Rear Admiral Thomas M. Dykers)
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 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Host / Narrator (as Rear Admiral ret. Thomas M. Dykers)
 1951 Submarine Command
English Commander (uncredited)
 1950 The Flying Missile
Minor Role (uncredited)
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 1957-1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Himself - Host / Narrator / Host / ...
- U-47 in Scapa Flow (1958) ... Himself - Host
- Seanettle vs U-Boat (1958) ... Himself - Host / Narrator
- The Squalus Story (1958) ... Himself - Host / Narrator
- Royal Submarines (1958) ... Himself - Host
- The Bowfin Story (1958) ... Himself - Host / Narrator
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Rear Admiral Thomas M. Dykers | Rear Admiral ret. Thomas M. Dykers | Rear Admiral Thomas M. Dykers U.S.N. [Ret.] | Rear Admiral Thomas E. Dykers USN [Retired] | Rear Adm. Thomas M. Dykers USN ret. | Rear Admiral Thomas M. Dykers USN {Ret}
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Trivia:

A retired US Navy Rear Admiral, during World War II he was the skipper of the USS Jack (SS-259) submarine, which fought against the Japanese in the Pacific. The TV series The Silent Service (1957) was based on the exploits of his and other submarines during World War II and the Korean War; he was also the producer, narrator and sometimes writer of the series.

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