Titanic: The Mission

March 2014

S1 Ep5 - Safety

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Safety - Four modern day engineers attempt to rebuild sections of the Titanic, using the tools and techniques of the early twentieth century. In the final episode of the series, the engineers explore the safety features on board the Titanic and the heroic efforts of the engine room staff who gave their lives in a desperate bid to help evacuate the sinking ship and summon help. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Final) (Rpt) G CC
February 2014

S1 Ep4 - Smoking Room

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Smoking Room - This episode focuses on the luxurious interiors of the Titanic, whose fittings were so expensive she was the 1912 equivalent in luxury to today's Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai. Four engineers re-discover the lost skills of the British craftsmen and women who made these interiors, by attempting to build the centrepiece section of the most expensive room aboard the ship: the Gentlemen's First Class Smoking Room. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 4 of 5) (Rpt) PG (L) CC

S1 Ep3 - Electrics

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Electrics - The engineers unleash the force that made Titanic a technological marvel: electricity. They bring to life her century-old electrical gadgetry, including one of her massive electric ovens, and use it to host a first class dinner for some descendants of those who were aboard Titanic's maiden voyage. For most Britons in 1912, electricity was the stuff of science fiction. But aboard Titanic, four huge electric generators pumped out more power than most land-based power stations of the d...

S1 Ep2 - The Anchor

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The Anchor - Titanic was made up of hundreds of thousands of individually crafted steel components. To explore the skills that went into each and every one of them, the team will cast Titanic's iconic 16 ton steel bow anchor at one of the last steelworks in Britain. Still visible on the Titanic wreck, this was then the biggest anchor the world had ever seen. They'll also explore the British coal industry that provided all the coal necessary to build and power the ship - an industry that claime...

S1 Ep1 - Hull

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Hull - Titanic is one of the greatest maritime legends in history. When she set sail in 1912 she was the largest, heaviest, most expensive and most luxurious man-made moving object on the planet. This series explores how Titanic was built, as four engineers build iconic sections of the world's most famous ship using the methods of 100 years ago. In the first episode, the team reproduce a 10-metre section of the steel bow to scale, and erect it at the Belfast dock from where Titanic was launched...
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