The S.S Great Western and the Hero Engineer
Season: 4 Episode: 18
Seven adventurous souls were grouped the Great Western's bows, talking excitedly, their, hearts beating faster. They were on an adventure that would bring them either ephemeral fame, or disappointment, ridicule, maybe death.
And they had paid 35 guineas for the privilege. They were the passengers who were sailing from Bristol with the Great Western, the first steamship built expressly for regular, non-stop Transatlantic travel.
Learn more about this amazing ship and it's role in the history of transatlantic travel.
This podcast has been specially edited from a Bradley Stoke Radio show in Bristol, England.
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Western Daily Press - Friday 08 April 1938
SS Great Britain Museum
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Intro music by The Model Folk
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