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?
Two Titanic survivors were aboard the Britannic when it sank. In the film, the fictional main character Vera Campbell is also a survivor of the Titanic, and has a nightmare of its sinking. 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.
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
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