A salvage team on-board a tugboat learn of a unknown ship in their area.
They discover an abandoned ocean liner named "RMS Empress Of The United States" The ship was reported missing on March 30th 1942.
Once onboard, the team discovers the ship to be completely deserted with no one aboard. but the ship is somehow running itself and strange things began to occur.
Where are the passengers and crew and most importantly why did this ship disappear?
A rusted hook on board the Empress destroys the tugboat leaving the crew trapped on the ship and some members start to go missing.
Blood... this ship needs blood... your blood!!!
The salvage captain discovers that on the night of the Empress's disappearance, the owner of the ship's company killed all onboard including himself and now anyone who is killed by the ship itself or its ghosts will be trapped onboard forever.
The surviving salvage team members are able to escape the ship but the ship attempts to run them down, but a rigged explosive device set up by the salvage captain sinks The Empress Of The United States and releases the souls trapped onboard. The crew is rescued the following day.