Modern Marvels

Season 2 Episode 9

Ocean Liners

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Unknown on The History Channel
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In "Ocean Liners", host Jack Perkins chronicles the era when the Industrial Revolution forever changed steamship engineering design and technology. This episode profiles shipbuilding transformation from the late 1800s, through the early 1900s, to modern luxury ship liners. Featured ocean liners with colossal size, record speeds, extraordinary luxuries, and mass transport capabilities include The Titanic, The Andrea Doria, The Morro Castle, The Queen Mary, and The Queen Elizabeth. Highlights include epic ship disasters and crucial roles in military operations during the world war years.moreless

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