Plague Ship is the 5th installment of the Oregon Files books and was written by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul.
This novel was published on June 3, 2008.
Plague Ship book description
The crew has just completed a top secret mission against Iran in the Persian Gulf when they come across a cruise ship adrift at sea.
Hundreds of bodies litter its deck, and, as Cabrillo tries to determine what happened, explosions rack the length of the ship.
Barely able to escape with his own life and that of the liner’s sole survivor, Cabrillo finds himself plunged into a mystery as intricate – and as perilous – as any he has ever known and pitted against a cult with monstrously lethal plans for the human race… plans he may already be too late to stop.