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Ocean Liners were far more than simply giant ships that carried passengers across the seas. They were bold statements of national power and technological might; pawns in a giant, volatile game of oneupmanship between rival nations. Like rocket ships in the space race of the 1970s, liners were the symbols of ultimate power in the early struggle between the super-powers for dominance of the world. This unique and exciting four-part series will take you on a remarkable voyage: from the earliest days of the first superliner, through their use in times of war as well as peace, into the present day and beyond.art series that will take the viewer on a remarkable voyage; from the earliest days of the first superliner, through their use in times of war as well as peace, into the present day and beyond.