It is 1943. A Russian convoy fights its violent, wreckage-strewn course across the Arctic Circle towards Murmansk. Many gallant vessels will be destroyed in that hazardous endeavour, all crewed by incredibly brave men.
Except for one - the coffin ship Charon. She plays host to an appalling complement of misfits and is captained by Edward Trapp - professional scoundrel, international pariah, blackguard without merit. To Trapp, war offers a prime commercial opportunity. How else might a treasure-seeker convinced of his own immortality manipulate the Allies into providing a whole task force of warships to escort him north through U-boat Alley to the very edge of the Arctic ice barrier...and beyond? Download and start listening now!