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    S2 E1 Ship Sink

    USS Kittiwake operated as a Navy submarine rescue vessel for nearly 50 years before being decommissioned in 1994. Now she's being transformed into an artificial reef and underwater adventure for sports divers to explore. She must survive the trek from Norfolk, VA to the Cayman Islands and sink on target to land upright on the Caribbean Sea floor. Meet the teams in charge of this titanic task and follow their 1,600-mile journey through winter storms and huge swells.

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Across land, sea, and air, they carry the most massive, fragile, and expensive cargoes on the planet to destinations hundreds, even thousands, of miles away. Follow the teams of engineers tasked with planning and executing the world's most nail-biting moves. Through each daring and dangerous relocation and amidst tough conditions and tight deadlines, these heavy haulers must overcome incredible challenges to get their colossal cargoes to their new homes.
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