Film begins with underwater scenes showing coral and wrecks of fighting ships. "An Associated-British Pathe Production". Narrator talks of how ships "die" just like the men who serve in them.
The film is to be a tribute to all men who served in both the Royal and Merchant Navies.
Australian destroyer escorts convoy of cargo ships to Malta, fending off attack by enemy plane.
Convoy of ships engaged in battle while taking supplies across the Mediterranean to Malta.
Warships under Rear Admiral Vian fight off axis attacks so supply ships can reach Malta.
Malta convoy fights off attacks in the Mediterranean and arrives in Malta.
Maltese Prime Minister offers his country to Great Britain - extraordinary!
Unused material from a story about the wartime convoys to the island of Malta.
Documentary film about events of 1943, especially the Battle of the Atlantic.