James and Elizabeth work together to get an important contract, but a mysterious illness aboard a Frazer Line steamer threatens their plans. Liverpool's new health officer, Dr Darling, suggests harsh measures to avoid an epidemic.
Elizabeth inherits the Frazer Line, but the bad economic times and the prejudices against women make life difficult for a female executive. James gets to know his daughter a bit better and her governess Letty Gaunt.
After Albert's death there is some confusion about the location of his revolutionary designs for refrigerated holds. Elizabeth, James and an old associate of Albert's travel to Buenos Aires to get the designs.
Elizabeth gets more involved in the running of the Frazer Line. With the future of sailing ships becoming more questionable every day, James outsmarts his competitors, with some help of his MP brother Robert.
The fatal accident of the Helen May, a Frazer steamship carrying petroleum, puts James Onedin in a difficult position. His reaction causes a rift between himself and Baines. Meanwhile, Elizabeth receives bad news from Argentina.
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