Wreck Detectives - The Complete First Series
2 DVD - PAL - Region 2
CHANNEL 4 Series Investigating Some Of Britain's Offshore Historic Shipwrecks
With its illustrious tradition, the coastline of Britain is littered with fascinating historic shipwrecks. This exciting Channel 4 series investigates some of the most intriguing
Using marine archaeology, oceanography, historical research and the latest technology, the Wreck Detectives team - historian Jeremy Seal and expert divers Miranda Krestovnikoff and Jason Gibb - piece together the extraordinary stories behind these submerged historical jewels.
This collection includes all 8 episodes from the first series:
In the waters off the Isle of Wight lie the remains of a 19th century ship. Could it be the lost wreck of a famous British frigate sunk during the Napoleonic Wars ?
Earl of Abergavenny
In 1805 the massive East Indiaman, Earl of Abergavenny, sank just off Weymouth Harbour. Was the cause a fatal flaw in her design or was it down to her Captain ?
A mysterious wreck is discovered in the Sound of Mull. There are no records of a sinking. Was she part of the Spanish Armada, a Dutch Trader, or something else entirely ?
Why HMS Lawford, a Royal Navy frigate, sank only days after D-Day remains a mystery. Was she bombed - or did she hit a mine ?
HMS Stirling Castle was a Man O'War, wrecked on the Goodwin Sands in 1703. The Wreck Detectives prepare to dive on one of the most dangerous sites in the UK.
St Peter Port
Five large, preserved medieval wrecks lie in the mouth of Guernsey's St Peter Port Harbour. Why were they there and why did they sink ?
The Swan was a warship built by Charles I to combat the threat of piracy. Did her spectacular and ornate design undermine her fighting prowess ?
A mystery timber wreck lies 800 metres from the shore in the Solent. Is it HMS Hazardous, an 18th century French warship captured by the Royal Navy ?
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