Title reads: "Birkenhead".
M/S of sheet of armour plating being swung by crane in shipbuilding yard. L/S of merchant ship, the SS "City of Carlisle", in dock. M/S of the bows of the ship with her name in view. Overhead shot of the deck; dockers work fitting the decking....
A new dock is open at Cherbourg.
S.S. Mellanear runs aground on the rocks at Land's End, Cornwall.
The SS (S.S.) Moygannon is launched in Dublin.
An item showing the various survivors of the S.S. (SS) Rowan in Dublin.
A ship carries a cargo of animals to New York, they include a reluctant elephant.
American ship rescues the crew of the doomed S. S. Antinoe.
Material relating to newsreel story "'Gothic' Readies For Princess" - 52/6
Aerial shots of large ship, the 'SS Havana' stuck on a reef out at sea.