The lazaret ship Britannic 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?
Stephan Eichenberg <Stephan.Eichenberg@stud.ch.tum.de>
At last, the untold story of the Titanic's sister ship...
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Did You Know?
H.M.H.S. Britannic was originally ordered by the White Star Line as the third in her class. Her sisters included R.M.S. Titanic and the R.M.S. Olympic. See more
An Irish crewman claims revenge for the Black and Tans. The Brittanic sank in 1916. The Black and Tans were not sent to Ireland until after 1918. See more
I would have killed you an hour ago if I had to.
That's the difference between us. I hate you for what you've done, but I can't let you die.
The opening credits are set against footage of World War I and the Britannic's launch (which is actually footage of the Lusitania's launch). See more
An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 314
Music by Johann Strauss
Heard playing in the background in the dining room scenes at the Captain's table See more