Drain The Oceans

Wednesday 20:00 CAT

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Drain The Oceans

Next trasmissions on tv

  1. Thursday 26 November at 13:05 CAT

    Drain Raiders of The Civil War (Season 3)

  2. Sunday 29 November at 13:05 CAT

    Drain America's Last Slave Ship (Season 3)

  3. Sunday 29 November at 13:55 CAT

    Drain The Atomic Ghost Fleet (Season 3)

Synopsis

Drain the Oceans dives deep into the unknown; a truly epic, truly original series that takes underwater adventure and earth science illustration into a whole new era. Ambitious exploration, advances in scientific research, and innovative technology mean Earth Science and History step forward to expose hidden evidence of the most amazing undersea mysteries, as never seen before.

Episodes

  • Drain The Atomic Ghost Fleet

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    Using the latest sonar technology, a hi-tech expedition maps Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean to reveal the world's only nuclear battlefield. Telling the story of USA's atomic experiments and the warships they destroyed - including a submarine and a mighty aircraft carrier. This is the explosive story of the dawn of the Nuclear Age, and the birth of the Cold War. ?

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    Sunday 29 November at 13:55 CAT
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    Monday 30 November at 03:30 CAT
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  • Drain Egypt's Sunken City

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    Historic texts tell of a mighty Ancient Egyptian city in the Nile delta. Celebrated as a trade hub and visited by Greek gods it mysteriously disappears from history in the 2nd century BC. After 2000 years existing only in legend we drain away the waters of the Mediterranean to reveal this metropolis in all its former glory. Using cutting edge technology and archeological data to finally unravel the mystery behind its extraordinary rise to international fame and the terrifying events that led to its destruction.

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    Sunday 29 November at 14:50 CAT
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    Monday 30 November at 04:20 CAT
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  • Drain The Battle of Britain

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    In the summer of 1940 adolf hitlers nazis have conquered france, just 20 miles of sea seperates his army and his next target, great britain. The mighty luftwaffe is sent to bomb britain into submission, destroy the royal airforce and prepare for seaborne invasion. Now we can uncover the wrecks of planes and ships that reveal the truth how britain stood firm against the nazi raiders and defeated hitler in the battle of britain.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 29 November at 16:35 CAT
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  • Drain The Viking Seas

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    There may be as many as one hundred thousand vessels lying on the floor of the Baltic sea, but perhaps the most spectacular of those is the battleship the Mars, which vanished over 450 years ago on just the second day of her career at sea. Shrouded in legend, this ship has recently been discovered off the coast of Sweden and is proving that she more than lives up to the many myths that surround her.

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    Sunday 29 November at 17:25 CAT
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  • Drain The American Revolution

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    In lakes and rivers of the modern United States, teams of explorers are discovering forgotten shipwrecks from the American Revolution. By combing their data with cutting-edge computer-graphics the water is drained away to reveal them to light of the day after 240 years at the bottom. The modern investigation into the wrecks details reveals startling new evidence about a nation's against-all-odds battle for independence.

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    Sunday 29 November at 15:40 CAT
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  • Drain America's Last Slave Ship

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    Maritime archaeologists and historians go in search of the crucial component in the Atlantic Slave Trade: the slave ship. An armoured, floating fortress operating for over four centuries, capturing and transporting over 12 million Africans, who were sold and forced to work in brutal conditions in the New World. By draining we reveal the cruel technology on-board, gain an insight into the horrific conditions and ID a wreck in Alabama that could be the last ever slave ship to bring Africans to American soil.

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    Sunday 29 November at 13:05 CAT
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    Monday 30 November at 02:35 CAT
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  • Drain Raiders of The Civil War

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    The American Civil War stretched far beyond the battlefield, into American rivers, along coastlines, and out into the world's oceans. Maritime archaeologists and historians go in search of submerged evidence of the Civil War's forgotten battlegrounds. Scientific data combines with computer graphics to drain the waters and investigate a conflict that re-wrote the rules of warfare forever.

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    Thursday 26 November at 13:05 CAT
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    Sunday 29 November at 20:05 CAT
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  • Drain Pirate Ships of The Caribbean

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    Of all the seas in all the world, the Caribbean is the most famous for pirates. Uncovering long lost shipwrecks reveals the true story of their exploits - from Henry Morgan's daring raid on the Spanish Main to the final weeks of the legendary Blackbeard - and tells us how the Caribbean's unique position at the crossroads of empire turned it into the ultimate pirate sea.

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    Wednesday 2 December at 20:00 CAT
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    Thursday 3 December at 01:10 CAT
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  • Drain Chicago

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    Draining Lake Michigan uncovers Chicago's secret history. The latest sonar technology exposes a catastrophe that kills 300, solves a tragic Christmas mystery, uncovers a game-changing naval training programme from World War 2 and reveals an engineering marvel that stops the fastest growing city in the world from choking to death. Chicago's spectacular story is all about ambition and risk - only sometimes those risks end in disaster.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 9 December at 19:50 CAT
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    Thursday 10 December at 01:00 CAT
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  • Drain The Last Wrecks of WWII

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    A hi-tech underwater scan reveals tragic WW2 ship sunk at sea. The wreckage from one of Hitler's U-boats continues to leave a poisonous Nazi legacy behind. Japan turns to desperate measures as Kamikaze pilot's attack the US Navy. The American military, determined to win the Pacific War, rush the latest bomber into battle.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 16 December at 19:50 CAT
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    Thursday 17 December at 01:00 CAT
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