Ross Kemp dives on a series of incredible shipwrecks around the British coastline to reveal some of the nation’s murkiest. From the remains of a slave ship discovered off Plymouth to the Kaiser’s sunken Imperial Fleet in Scapa Flow.
Inspired by the story of his two cousins that died at sea in WWII, Ross Kemp explores captured German scout warship, the F2, and brings up treasure that could link back to his relatives.
Ross completes his specialist SCUBA training under the expert tutelage of dive Supervisor Neil Brock, and inspired by the stories of his shipwrecked relatives, he heads up to the Royal Navy�s historic naval base in the far northerly Orkney Islands.
Ross first takes on the largest wrecks in Scapa Flow: Germany�s sunken WWI fleet. Ross tries to understand why the proud German fleet ended up at the bottom. The trail leads to an experimental British aircraft carrier submarine.
Ross Kemp joins expert diver Emily Turton and maritime archaeologist Mallory Haas on expeditions to the most spectacular shipwrecks in the UK, uncovering hidden treasures from Britain's past.
Ross prepares to explore the wreck of a sunken steam-age ship, the Iona II. The ship went down with a mystery cargo on board. Determined to solve the mystery, Ross meets with a maritime historian who has uncovered the Iona II�s shocking purpose.
Ross tries to find out more about his sea-faring Great Grandfather, Arthur �Pop� Chalmers. He discovers that Pop served in the Merchant Navy and survived three shipwrecks. Inspired to know more, he links up with maritime archaeologist Mallory Haas.