The BEST Episodes of Billion Dollar Wreck

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021

Network: History

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

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The Price of Gold

#1 - The Price of Gold

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 14, 2016

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

star 7.20
169 votes
The Mysterious Treasure of the Republic

#2 - The Mysterious Treasure of the Republic

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.16
280 votes
Diver Down

#3 - Diver Down

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.12
201 votes
The Lure of the Republic

#4 - The Lure of the Republic

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 28, 2016

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

star 7.09
158 votes
Doomed to Repeat

#5 - Doomed to Repeat

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.08
180 votes
The Mystery Deepens

#6 - The Mystery Deepens

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.07
153 votes
The Gold Rush

#7 - The Gold Rush

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 4, 2016

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

star 7.07
198 votes
How It Went Down

#8 - How It Went Down

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.02
162 votes
The Gold Chamber of Secrets

#9 - The Gold Chamber of Secrets

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 29, 2016

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

star 6.99
180 votes