1966: The British vessel, the Weather Guardian, is on a routine voyage in the North Atlantic in winter, collecting meteorological data for the purpose of weather forecasting.
But the voyage soon turns out to be far from routine.
James Childe, the Third Officer, and the enigmatic Second Officer, Charles Pennington, are called upon to help rescue the crew of the Sunrise Victory.
Lives depend on the leadership and heroism of the two officers, with differing backgrounds and belief systems. Childe and Pennington will be tested both personally and professionally.
Magnetic Anomaly explores the courage and contrary natures of men, set against a realistic and dramatic ocean rescue.