The Last Ship by William BrinkleyThe unimaginable has happened. The world has been plunged into all-out nuclear war. Sailing near the Arctic Circle, the U.S.S. Nathan James is relatively unscathed, but the future is grim and Captain Thomas is facing mutiny from the tattered remnants of his crew. With civilization in ruins, he urges those that remain—one-hundred-and-fifty-two men and twenty-six women—to pull together in search of land. Once they reach safety, however, the men and women on board realize that they are earth’s last remaining survivors—and they’ve all been exposed to radiation. When none of the women seems able to conceive, fear sets in. Will this be the end of humankind?
The Last Ship
Sign in. The Nathan James is trapped between the sub and the civilian blockades set up by the immune. Chandler sends Dr. Scott off the ship under Slattery's protection. The fight for America comes to an end.
The Last Ship is a post-apocalyptic fiction novel written by William Brinkley. It details the ship's ensuing search for a new home for her crew. An eponymous television series loosely based on the novel aired from to on the TNT network. The story is told in a first-person point of view by the ship's commanding officer, "Thomas", whose full name is never revealed. Thomas is writing this account several months after the war in order to describe the odyssey of his Norwegian-homeported ship, the USS Nathan James DDG , in the aftermath of the conflict. Thomas begins by describing his ship to the reader.
The Last Ship
The crew of a lone naval ship try to save humanity when they discover a deadly virus has wiped out most of the population. The crew members arrive at the Guantanamo Bay military base to collect food, fuel and medical supplies. The crew faces a new foe targeting Rachel and her research, leading Chandler to engage in a series of dangerous strategic maneuvers. Chandler's leadership is put to the test when the ship's propulsion system is in danger of breaking down. A mission to help Rachel with her vaccine trials leads Chandler and a small team into the jungles of Nicaragua. Panic spreads when Danny Green catches a mysterious illness that might be the virus. A distress call near Jamaica is received.