The lazaret ship Brittanic is used by England to transport weapons to Egypt. The German secret service wants to show that abuse of the red cross by overtaking the ship and steering it to a neutral port for inspection. The British secret service hear rumors of an operation and places its own agent, Vera Campell, a board, using the false identity of the nanny of the wife of the British Ambassador in Greece. The German plot to overtake the ship fails, so does a torpedo attack by a submarine. Will the ship be captured? Written by
Stephan Eichenberg <Stephan.Eichenberg@stud.ch.tum.de>
They Never Thought It Would Happen Again
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Did You Know?
HMHS Britannic was originally ordered by the White Star Line as the third in her class. Her sisters included RMS Titanic and the RMS Olympic. See more
The ship did not carry any passengers of any form except for military medical personnel and wounded soldiers. See more
If we started this war ten years ago I would now be in charge of a battleship.
Instead, I find myself in charge of a cruise ship decked up like a floating nursery.
Well, she is the largest ship in the world, sir.