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The Last Ship Episode Synopses - Season Three

Episode 301 – "The Scott Effect" – Sunday, June 19, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) 
CNO Tom Chandler is sent to Asia to investigate a possible mutation of the Red Flu. Captain Slattery and his crew deliver cure to Southeast Asia but there may be an unexpected threat in the region.

Directed by Michael Katleman
Written by Steven Kane 
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane

Episode 302 – "Rising Sun" – Sunday, June 19, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) 
Chandler must find a way to return to his old crew and investigate a dangerous new foe.

Directed by Michael Katleman
Written by Hank Steinberg 
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane

Episode 303 – "Shanzhai" – Sunday, June 26, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) 
Chandler and crew race to find answers in an Asian Dodge City. Slattery begins to unravel the truth about his troubling predicament.

Directed by Paul Holahan
Written by Jorge Zamacona 
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane

Episode 304 – "Devil May Care" – Sunday, July 3, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) 
Chandler must confront his suspected new foe. Slattery learns more about the supposed virus mutation. Pressure mounts on President Michener as the situation worsens.

Directed by Paul Holahan
Written by Nic Van Zeebroeck
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane

Episode 305 – "Minefield" – Sunday, July 10, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) 
Chandler's mission becomes complicated as his position is worsened. President Michener faces pressure from the regional leaders.

Directed by Peter Weller
Written by Mark Malone
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane

Episode 306 – "Dog Day" – Sunday, July 17, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) 
Chandler's mission comes to a head as he prepares the final part of his plan. President Michener ponders the fate of his presidency.

Directed by Michael Nankin
Written by Jill Blankenship & Onalee Hunter Hughes
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane

Episode 307 – "In The Dark" – Sunday, July 24, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) 
The Nathan James must evade an overwhelming threat. A revelation in St. Louis puts President Michener in a terrible position.

Directed by Steven Kane
Written by Katie Swain
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane

Episode 308 – "Sea Change" – Sunday, July 31, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
America copes with tragedy while Chandler further investigates the possible virus mutation.

Directed by Jennifer Lynch
Written by Sarah H. Haught
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane

Episode 309 – "Eutopia" – Sunday, August 14, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Chandler gets a lead that could help answer threatening questions. Kara does some digging in the White House.

Directed by Paul Holahan
Written by Jorge Zamacona
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane

Episode 310 – "Scuttle” – Sunday, August 21, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Chandler finds himself faced with a difficult decision when a strange order comes in from the White House.

Directed by Mairzee Almas
Written by Ira Parker
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane

Episode 311 – "Legacy" – Sunday, August 28 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Chandler comes face to face with his powerful enemy in a final showdown. Kara joins up with someone that can help with her mission.

Directed by Paul Holahan
Written by Hiram Martinez
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane

Episode 312 – "Resistance" – Sunday, September 4 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Chandler returns to America to get to the bottom of what's really been happening all along.

Directed by Anton Cropper
Written by Mark Malone & Nic Van Zeebroeck
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane

Episode 313 – "Don't Look Back" – Sunday, September 11 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
The fight for America reaches its conclusion. Chandler must face a challenge that could change his life forever.

Directed by Peter Weller
Written by Jill Blankenship & Onalee Hunter Hughes
Based on the Novel by William Brinkley
Created by Hank Steinberg & Steven Kane