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  • REBUILDING TITANIC

  • Every Monday starting 18 Jul at 21:00 HKT / 20:00 BKK/JKT

DESCRIPTION

Titanic is one of the greatest maritime legends in history. When she set sail in April 1912, she was the largest, heaviest, most expensive and most luxurious man-made moving object on the planet.  This new five part series is about how this famous ship was built and to tell the story of how they did it a team of modern day engineers will build iconic sections of the world's most famous ship, using the methods of a hundred years ago.  In doing so they will explore the industries and workers who contributed to "the ship magnificent" including the shipbuilders who built her mighty hull, the electrical engineers who powered everything from her deck lights to the gym equipment, the craftspeople who made her luxurious interiors, and the steel workers who made her iconic 16 ton anchor.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Rebuilding Titanic: Raising The Bow
    Working with traditional methods used a century ago, a team of engineers sets about the task of reproducing the 30-feet wide steel bow of the Titanic.
  • Rebuilding Titanic: Forging The Anchor
    The team rebuilds the colossal anchor and recreates an historic Titanic event last attempted one hundred years ago.
  • Rebuilding Titanic: Powering A Giant
    The team brings to life the century-old electrical gadgetry and uses it to hold a feast for the descendants of the Titanic’s passengers and crew.
  • Rebuilding Titanic: Floating Palace
    The team recreates some of the luxurious interiors, fixtures and fittings of the Titanic and exhibits them at the city where the Titanic was born.
  • Rebuilding Titanic: Preparing For Disaster
    The team recreates some of the Titanic’s safety features and pay tribute to the heroic efforts of the engineers on the fateful night of the sinking.
  • Rebuilding Titanic: Raising The Bow
    Follow our team in reproducing a 30ft wide section of the steel bow to scale and erecting it at the Belfast dock from where RMS Titanic was completed.
  • Rebuilding Titanic: Forging The Anchor
    Follow our team to build the colossal anchor and recreate an historic Titanic event last attempted one hundred years ago.
  • Rebuilding Titanic: Powering A Giant
    Following four engineers bring to life Titanic century old electrical gadgetry and Titanic's most curious electrical items.
  • Rebuilding Titanic: Floating Palace
    Join our team recreating some of the luxurious interiors, fixtures and fittings of Titanic and exhibiting them at the City where Titanic was born.
  • Rebuilding Titanic: Preparing For Disaster
    Join engineers recreates some of the safety features on board Titanic from a hundred year old Marconi Emergency wireless to a Titanic lifejacket.
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