Rise of the Supercarrier (2019): S01E02 – Do or Die


Once completed, HMS Queen Elizabeth will be the United Kingdom’s largest warship, longer than three football fields and taller than Niagara Falls.

Rise of the Supercarrier is a 2019 behind the scenes documentary looking at the UK’s largest warship.


Britain’s largest warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has left the dockyard and entered the North Sea. With 700 sailors and 200 construction workers on board, she will be pushed to the limits before deemed ready for combat.

With unprecedented access, follow the ship and her crew through six weeks of sea trials and real emergencies, including a potential man overboard, a disturbing sound from under the ship, and an attempt to land an aircraft on the flight deck.

Rise of the Supercarrier Series

You can find a full index of Rise of the Supercarrier here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 20 October 2019.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: TV-14.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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