World's Greatest Ships

Presenter Rob Bell reveals the secrets of the historic ships that shaped the world. Visiting the ships as they stand today, Rob reveals how and why these monumental vessels were originally built.

Episodes

Air Date: March 22, 2021 - 42:29
World War Two's most famous aircraft carrier
Air Date: March 15, 2021 - 43:30
Presenter Rob Bell heads to the California sunshine to explore a staggering monument to British nautical engineering - the ocean liner SS Queen Mary.
Air Date: March 08, 2021 - 43:08
Rob Bell boards the ship that kick started the age of polar exploration, Royal Research Ship Discovery
Air Date: March 01, 2021 - 42:52
Rob Bell uncovers the incredible story behind a humble British merchant ship that changed the world - The Mayflower.
Air Date: February 22, 2021 - 43:27
Rob uncovers the incredible stories behind the most famous ship in the world - the Titanic.
Air Date: February 15, 2021 - 43:15
Engineer Rob Bell returns with more investigations into British ships that changed the world, beginning with the tale of how a humble coal hauler became one of the nation's most famous vessels.