Journeys to the Bottom of the Sea

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History, Technology Documentary hosted by Ian McShane and published by BBC in 2000 - Chinese, English Multilanguage narration

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Inside stories of incredible shipwrecks and the attempts to bring them to the surface. This six-part series uncovers some of the world's most extraordinary shipwrecks.

Scattered across the ocean floor lies a unique and extensive record of human history. Preserved for centuries, ships await the investigations that will reveal their secrets. take the viewer on a unique underwater odyssey to unlock these secrets. The series tells the stories of six of the world's most important underwater archaeological sites, and shows how history is coming to life at the bottom of the sea. Six teams of marine archaeologists from around the world apply the latest scientific technologies, deploying a battery of new techniques to dive deep and solve the toughest archaeological riddles.

[edit] The Mystery of the M1

Ian McShane narrates an investigation into the sinking in 1925 of Britain's most advanced submarine, which left 69 men dead. An ex-Navy diver sets out to solve the mystery.

[edit] Blackbeard's Revenge

Documentary investigating the hard evidence surrounding the legend of Blackbeard the pirate. A 300-year-old wreck uncovered by hurricanes in the waters off North Carolina might provide some answers.

[edit] Pandora's Secrets

The programme tells the the story of HMS Pandora, which in 1791 was sent to capture the mutineers from the Bounty. Having caught 14 of them, she was on her way home when disaster struck.

[edit] Cromwell's Forgotten Wreck

Uncovering the secrets of a ship sent in 1653 by oliver Cromwell to attack the Royalist stronghold at Duart Castle, in Scotland. It did not survive its mission, and the wreck is now under threat.

[edit] The Lost Fleet

This programme follows American adventurer Barry Clifford's quest to uncover the remains of a French fleet lost in treacherous waters off the Venezuelan coast over 300 years ago. The first clue comes from the discovery of a map said to have been drawn at the time of the disaster - a clue which turns out to be more accurate than he could ever have hoped.

[edit] Priceless Cargo

This programme follows adventurer Steve Sargison, as he faces the greatest challenge of his long career. Eighty metres below his boat, in clear Philippine waters, may lie a fortune in gold. However, three divers have already died trying to reach it, the locals say it is haunted, and Steve is running out of time.

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  • RELEASE DATE....: 10/17/2005
  • GENRE...........: Documentary
  • IMDB RATING.....: N/A
  • IMDB URL........:
  • VIDEO BITRATE...: 1726 Kbps XviD 1.0.3 at 25.000 Fps
  • AUDIO BITRATE...: 126 Kbps VBR MP3 / 126 Kbps VBR MP3
  • RUNTIME.........: 49m 02s
  • ASPECT RATIO....: 1.33:1
  • RESOLUTION......: 576x432
  • LANGUAGE........: English / Mandarin
  • SUBTITLES.......: English / Chinese
  • FIlE SIZE.......: 1x49x15MB

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