Full title reads: "Quebec. King winter's icy grip locks up Canada's water ways and shipping."
Various shots of large ships trying to make their way through ice flows on freezing canals. Men with long poles stand on side of canal and try to break up ice. A ship tries...
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The outdated liner "Minnewaska" is broken up on the Clyde, Scotland.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.