Originally Posted by goodeknight
Okay, so we see a teeny tiny Indy on the periscope. But he didn't lash himself to it with his whip, no matter what early scripts say!
He clearly has NO WHIP when he climbs aboard and runs across the deck as the crew of the Bantu Wind cheers him on.
So that sequence was never intended to be shot. If it was, then we'd see him with his whip. Perhaps he got resourceful and just used his belt.
... unless he stuffed the whip down the front of his clothing.