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Examining unique and interesting nautical vessels and machinery.
Season 1, Episode 16
January 19, 2007
Examining techniques and technology for working underwater.
Season 1, Episode 2
December 18, 2006
Marine vehicles capable of moving quickly over water include hydrofoils, light-as-air boats and high-powered ships.
Season 1, Episode 15
December 15, 2006
U.S. Coast Guard rescue boats and minesweepers.
Season 1, Episode 14
April 2, 2005
Examining the sail, from its history through modern advancements. Included: current modifications of it that are used in producing faster, larger and sportier vessels.
Season 1, Episode 13
March 19, 2005
Examining elements used in modern sea combat, including hovercrafts, missiles, torpedoes and mines. Also: commandos who can dive from submarines.
Season 1, Episode 7
March 13, 2005
A history of human underwater activity focusing on the invention of the demand regulator by engineer Emile Gagnon during WWII, which made scuba (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus) diving possible.
Season 1, Episode 12
March 12, 2005
Exploring a self-contained underwater station in the Gulf of Mexico that is manned by international teams of researchers who live and work there, studying the marine environment.
Season 1, Episode 17
March 6, 2005
Modern naval warfare technology is examined. Included: sonar and radar systems and stealth technology.
Season 1, Episode 11
March 5, 2005
Keeping waterways clear with machines that dig and scour debris from rivers and harbors.
Season 1, Episode 10
February 26, 2005
Examining the equipment used in Hollywood films that have underwater sequences. Included: custom-built cameras, sunken sets and mechanical creatures.
Season 1, Episode 9
February 20, 2005
Searching coastlines for leftover ordnance including unexploded shells, mines and bombs. Also: the hunt for a hydrogen bomb missing for more than 40 years.
Season 1, Episode 8
February 12, 2005
Examining water-rescue equipment, including unsinkable patrol boats, heavy-duty helicopters and self-inflating rafts.
Season 1, Episode 6
February 5, 2005
Exploring sea-rescue vessels, including flying lifeboats, submarine rescue ships and rescue bubbles, as well as supporting technology such as satellite electronics.
Season 1, Episode 5
January 29, 2005
Exploring attempts to create human habitats for underwater living.
Season 1, Episode 3
January 22, 2005
Examining vehicles used for deep-sea research, including the Deep Flight Aviator, which can reach great depths rapidly.
Season 1, Episode 1
January 15, 2005
Examining agencies that find, track and battle icebergs in order to protect areas of human activity, such as the shipping and fishing industries.
Season 1, Episode 4
Stealth technology on ships is examined.
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