The BEST episodes of Billion Dollar Wreck

Every episode of Billion Dollar Wreck ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Billion Dollar Wreck!

Father and son treasure hunters explore the sunken cruise liner RMS Republic.

Last Updated: 12/16/2023Network: HistoryStatus: Ended
Diver Down
167 votes

#1 - Diver Down

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/15/2016

Martin uncovers more of the mystery behind the Republic's treasure; during an attempt to recover the gold, a diver has an accident that puts his life in jeopardy and threatens to shut the mission down.

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The Price of Gold
144 votes

#2 - The Price of Gold

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/14/2016

A dive on the port side of the wreck yields a piece of the past, and a suspicious boat is spotted nearby.

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The Mystery Deepens
132 votes

#3 - The Mystery Deepens

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/21/2016

New information is revealed, and questions are answered about the history and mystery of the RMS Republic, her billion dollar gold cargo, and the Bayerle's obsessive quest to recover the bounty and unlock a century old conspiracy.

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The Mysterious Treasure of the Republic
231 votes

#4 - The Mysterious Treasure of the Republic

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/8/2016

Martin Bayerle and his estranged son, Grant, go back to the wreck that nearly destroyed their family, and start an expedition which could be their last chance to solve the mystery of the RMS Republic and recover over a billion dollars of treasure.

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Doomed to Repeat
154 votes

#5 - Doomed to Repeat

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/22/2016

When the ship's generator fails, and diver Mark's condition worsens, the crew must head back to port; devastated Martin recalls his failed 1987 Republic dive and the crushing effect it had on his life.

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How It Went Down
140 votes

#6 - How It Went Down

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/7/2016

A diver gets tangled in the wreck and another line compromises the ship's propeller; Martin argues over the location of the gold chamber; the shooting that landed Martin in prison is finally revealed.

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The Lure of the Republic
143 votes

#7 - The Lure of the Republic

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/28/2016

Grant challenges his father's strategy and attempts a new approach to recovering the bounty of the Republic.

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The Gold Rush
164 votes

#8 - The Gold Rush

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/4/2016

The crew goes for the Republic's treasure, and faces down a destructive storm.

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The Gold Chamber of Secrets
151 votes

#9 - The Gold Chamber of Secrets

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/29/2016

Martin identifies a mysterious transaction with a Russian banker that may prove the gold is aboard the RMS Republic.

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