At this point its utility temporarily ceases and that of the depth charge begins.
One of these brought the sub to the surface with a depth charge.
This statement makes it appear as though the depth charge had settled the fate of the submarine.
One of the octopi writhed past him and darted onto the depth charge.
The alliance between the hydrophone and the depth charge is a natural one.
Only the sharp lookout kept had saved them—that and the depth charge.
"I only hope they got this one, with a depth charge or any other way," remarked Charles Anderson.
There was nothing—absolutely nothing—to indicate that the depth charge had carried out its pre-ordained mission.
But Bowman had already seized the depth charge from his back and hooked it on the hawser arm above.
At this point the surface vessel drops a depth charge and then begins cutting a circle, say, to the right.