Drake's Island, Plymouth Sound, Devon.
Deserted gun emplacements on the Devon coastline. Shots of a cliff face. A group of young boys are here to get a "crack at hard work and the open air life". Various shots of them breaking up cement and clearing debris. It is an adventure holiday for these...
London trolley buses are broken down for scrap.
Captain and several officers of 'Morro Castle' on trial - men working on breaking up the ship.
The outdated liner "Minnewaska" is broken up on the Clyde, Scotland.
Old trams dissembled at Margate.
Salvaged German battleship broken up for scrap metal - valuable for rearmament race.
Footage of the ship the Delowrie breaking up off the cost of new South Wales, Australia.
Men break up limestone slabs in Malta quarry. Also shows ancient temples.
Breaking up submarines and torpedoes for scrap metal.