On August 12, 1943, 32-year-old Pete Galantin took command of the U.S.S. Halibut at Midway Island. Armed with torpedos and a 50 caliber deck gun, Halibut roamed from Pearl Harbor to Saipan, the Phillippines and the coast of Japan, sinking 13 enemy vessels - including a 10,000 ton heavy cruiser - until, on November 14, 1944, the longest, most ferocious attack ever survived by a U.S. submarine knocked Halibut out of commision. It was a career that earned both ship and crew the Navy Unit Commendation. Now pigboat skipper Pete ...