Second-class passenger Peter Lubov is an anarchist and a wanted man. Theresa Maloney is instantly attracted to him and they kiss, only to be caught by her husband Jim. Paolo got his position on board as a steward courtesy of his brother Mario who got one of the regular employees drunk. He has a dream of living in America where everyone has the opportunity to improve himself. He and Annie become close. Mabel Watson admits to having taken a brooch from her mistress' jewel case. After the iceberg hits, Lubov and Jim put their differences aside to ensure that Theresa and the children get safely aboard one of the boats. When Mario tries to intervene and open the doors for second class passengers, he finds himself locked away.