Season 4

Episode Guide

Courageous Captains

S4 E1
Mar 26, 2023
A look at four heroic sailors who led thrilling missions during the Civil War, WWII, and Vietnam, and the warships they captained.


S4 E2
Apr 2, 2023
Recounting some of maritime warfare's most spectacular explosions, from world wars to Vietnam to the nuclear tests at Bikini Atoll.

Hidden Figures

S4 E3
Apr 9, 2023
The compelling stories of Black sailors who fought for the right to fight for their country during the Civil War and through the 20th century.

Heroes of Guadalcanal

S4 E4
Apr 16, 2023
A comprehensive look at the naval battle of Guadalcanal in November 1942 and the heroic efforts of U.S. sailors who held off powerful Imperial Navy.


S4 E5
Apr 23, 2023
An examination of four famous revolts on naval ships, including the HMS Bounty, the slave ship Creole, and two Vietnam warships.

Smugglers And Pirates

S4 E6
Apr 30, 2023
A look at how maritime task forces and the Coast Guard are keeping commercial vessels and U.S. shores safe from pirates and drug smugglers.

Record Breakers

S4 E7
May 7, 2023
A look at the largest, fastest, and deadliest combat ships of their eras, from the 19th century HMS Warrior to today's USS Gerald R. Ford carrier.

Lightning Strikes

S4 E8
May 14, 2023
A look at some of the best planned and executed surprise attacks in naval history, from WWII to an anti-piracy mission off the coast of Somalia.