The Last Ship is an American post-apocalyptic drama television series, based on the 1988 novel of the same name by William Brinkley.
After a global viral pandemic wipes out over 80% of the world’s population, the crew (consisting of 218 men and women) of a lone unaffected U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, the fictional USS Nathan James (DDG-151), must try to find a cure, stop the virus, and save humanity.
Adam Baldwin as Commander Mike Slattery, Executive Officer of the Nathan James. Originally from Chicago, he previously served as a homicide detective with the Chicago Police Department. Lost his son to the virus.