Jim Maloney is in charge of completing the electrics on the Titanic. He's actually an engineer but being a Catholic in West Belfast, working as an installer is the best job he can get. The work is falling behind schedule and he's offered free passage on the ship's maiden voyage, in steerage, for himself and his family if he can get the work completed on time. He accepts but finds a way to get a cabin in second class. John and Muriel Batley row after their tea with Lord and Lady Manton. After striking the iceberg, they reconcile and decide that their lives are worth fighting for. Jim is able to get his family onto one of the boats.
Did You Know?
In the wide shots of the Titanic as she sails on her maiden voyage, all four funnels appear to be functioning, when in reality the fourth tunnel was just a replica of the other three real funnels. See more