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Presenter Rob Bell heads to the California sunshine to explore a staggering monument to British nautical engineering – the ocean liner SS Queen Mary. He uncovers her incredible tale of survival against the odds to find out why she won the hearts of two nations.

Queen Mary faced the scrap heap but Rob shows how the liner was reinvented as an armed troop ship. Her unbeatable speed soon makes her indispensable to the war effort and turns her into a morale-boosting legend – The Grey Ghost. 



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