The world's most enormous machines are stripped down and torn apart to discover their hidden secrets and to reveal out how each one has changed our world in its own unique way.
- imDb Rating: 8.4 (14 Votes)
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- Released: 15 Jul 2012
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- Genre: Documentary
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- Actors: Rob Bell, Tom Wrigglesworth
- Language: English
- Country: UK
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Episode 1x3; Jul 29, 2012
Engineer turned comedian Tom Wrigglesworth and rising star of mechanical engineering Rob Bell climb on board the Pride of Bruges, a massive 25,000-tonne North Sea ferry as it is brought into dry dock in Newcastle.
It has been ploughing the route from Hull to Zeebrugge for over a quarter of a century and is now in need of the biggest overhaul of its life in an attempt to prolong its seaworthiness for another decade. Tom and Rob also travel to Europe's largest ship-breaking yard in Belgium, to discover what happens to ships at the end of their lives. As they watch massive hulls being torn apart, they gain more insights into how a ship works and how their massive carcasses are recycled.
1x3: Ferry Strip-Down
1x2: Gas Rig Strip-Down
1x1: Jumbo Jet Strip-Down
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