Isambard Kingdom Brunel set out to build the largest ship ever constructed. Would it prove to be the engineer's finest hour, or his ultimate undoing?

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Michael Attwell ...
William Hope
Andrew Bannerman ...
Minister
John Bennett ...
John Donovan
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John Scott Russell
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Alexander Delamere ...
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Anna Farnworth ...
Mary Brunel
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Captain Harrison
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Ned Hepworth
Jonathan Salter ...
Jack Donovan
Jo Stone-Fewings ...
William Jacomb
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Isambard Kingdom Brunel set out to build the largest ship ever constructed. Would it prove to be the engineer's finest hour, or his ultimate undoing?

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4 September 2003 (UK)  »

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In the scene describing the riveting of the hull plates, visible arc welding seams can be seen. Arc welding wasn't adopted for shipbuilding for another 60 years. See more »

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