7 Jun. 1973Hot Pursuit
HMS Hero, a Royal Navy frigate, has lost her captain to mental illness and her first lieutenant to the bottle. While in the middle of an overhaul, she gets a new first lieutenant, Lieutenant Commander Beaumont (David Saville) and almost immediately afterward a new captain, Commander Mark Nialls (Donald Burton). As the two officers work hard to get Hero back into shape, the ship is called on to assist in capturing a gun-running freighter.
5 Jul. 1973The Drop
Hero puts in at Malta, where corrupt, violent ship's storekeeper CPO Donovan attempts to renew old business connections and recover loot made years before from selling RN supplies on the black market. After his former girlfriend and business partner is murdered, Donovan is blackmailed into procuring a secret electronic warfare device and handing it over to Soviet agents. When British intelligence gets involved, Donovan and Hero's crew find themselves caught in a deadly web of espionage and intrigue.
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