Great British Ships (2018): S01E06 – Belfast


Introduction

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).

Outline

This the story of the only surviving British warship to bombard the Normandy coast on D-Day. Host Rob Bell clambers aboard, experiencing first-hand the awesome power of its guns. He gets a taste of life on board, from the daily tot of rum, to the hammocks and officers’ cabins. He re-lives the Battle of North Cape where Belfast took on the mighty German battleship Scharnhorst.

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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