The Moonraker Mutiny
A tired old freighter, the Moonraker, is homeward bound from Freemantle to Mauritius. Haunted by his past, Captain Stone seeks solace in a gin bottle, and Italian mate Carlo Frascatti grumbles at the motley crew. Then the calm, humdrum voyage is shattered when the radio operator picks up a warning of a suspected cyclone ahead. Members of the panic-stricken crew turn on their captain and abandon ship, and so begins a desperate struggle to keep the battered hulk afloat.