This documentary series follows real-life shipwreck hunters as they uncover the gripping stories behind the most fascinating wrecks in the world’s oceans.

Series One, Episode Two: Danger Ahead

The sea is unpredictable. Critical decisions made in the face of danger make all the difference. What sank the ocean liner Empress of Ireland, causing Canada’s worst maritime tragedy? And the enigma of the ship El Faro, lost with all hands. Armed with the latest undersea technology and personal testimony, we climb aboard these doomed ships to discover what set them on the path to catastrophe.

Wrecks That Changed The World – New Episode – Friday, 3 March at 7.30pm on SBS and SBS on Demand (10 Parts)