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#2
Morecambe, UK
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I've just finished watching it while sitting at work doing nothing. It was really fascinating. Cheers for that. It's making me all excited for my cruise now.
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#3
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Thanks for posting this!

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#4
NY City suburb
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Joined Jan 2008
Fascinating, thank you for posting this great documentary. The best I have ever seen done combining history, design, documentary footage and contemporary footage.
#7
197 Posts
Joined Nov 2002
Thank you, I really enjoyed this educational documentary. It was also enlightening to my teen son who was amazed and curious of the engineering of the ship we will be on next week, her sister ship the Liberty. A keeper!!!

Thanks again!
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#8
Naples, florida
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Thank you for posting! This was a great documentary! The historical aspect was amazing! We are on the Independence for Thanksgiving so it was even more interesting!
#9
Miami,Florida,USA
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Joined Nov 2002
Nice video.
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#10
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Thanks for the link!
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#11
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Great documentary! Thanks for posting!
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#12
California
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I saw this when it was originally broadcast on TLC or the Discovery channel. You might be able to search, it is a series called "Big, Bigger, Biggest". Still nice to see.
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I loved this it was so informative thanks for sharing
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Great video for cruisers and engineers :-)


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#16
Salt Lake City
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Joined Jan 2013
Originally posted by mintypixie
I dont know if this documentry has been posted before, but its fascinating!

Alittle out of date (back when the Indy was the biggest ship), but still very good none the less.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Qh8-5dExPo
That was really cool, thank you for posting. Amazing how much technology has evolved over time.
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#18
Eastern Shore of Maryland, USA
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Thanks for posting this! I started watching it but have found it to be so good that I decided to stop watching and save it to watch with my DH and kids. I think they will enjoy it as much as I am.
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#19
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Here is the Smithsoian Mighty Ships episode on the Oasis.

http://youtu.be/gyaJ2cUX6K0
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#20
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Very educational and interesting. Thank you for sharing this gem.
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