Great British Ships (2018): S01E05 – Victory


Presenter Rob Bell reveals the secrets of the historic ships that shaped the world.

Also known as World’s Greatest Ships (Australia and Amazon Prime).


Admiral Nelson’s personal flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar was the largest warship in the world with firepower equivalent to a whole army on land. Its construction included the felling of 6000 oak trees for planking and 27 miles of rope rigging. Her most famous captain, Nelson was renowned as much for scandal as for his dazzling military leadership.

Great British Ships Series

You can find a full index and overview of Great British Ships here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 15 December 2018 (Amazon Prime).
  • Running time: 42-44 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: 13+.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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