His Majesty's gun boat 1087 is a proud vessel. So too are its crew members. So, the War over, three of the crew decide to buy and refit the ship for a smuggling venture. One of these, the former crew leader, Lieutenant-Commander Randall, stifles his conscience until the second of the three joins forces with a larger, more ruthless organization. Randall is disgusted and repelled. The '1087' refuses to accept the final degradation...