Item title reads - Late news. Queen of Sail. All hope for famous barque abandoned.
Near Salcombe, Devon.
L/S of crew on deck of the windjammer 'Herzogin Cecilie'. M/S of the ship's Finnish master Sven Erikson playing with a dog, other men from his crew stand around him. M/S as a man is winched across to the cliffs. M/S of a pile of canvas on deck. M/S as some more is sent across on a boat, as they start to dismantle it. Various shots as water washes slowly over the deck and boxes float about. M/S of the wheel. M/S as the crew walk about on the deck.