This film is about new methods being used to raise sunken ships from the bottom of the sea.
Huge pontoons are lowered beneath the surface. Various shots of the ship lowering the pontoon, intercut with graphic illustrations explaining the process. A "novel sea tractor" then follows. We see...
Scenes of storm damaged ships on the North East Coast.
Footage of steamer "Eltham" wrecked on Cornish coast, all 11 crew are missing.
A French steamer is saved by breeches buoy on Cornish coast at Kennack.
Despite being torn in half by a torpedo a tanker was brought back to safety.
Shots of the partially submerged hull of the American warship USS Oklahoma.
Wreck of a ship in bay of Nauplia off Greece.
Wrecked ship burning at Sussex beach.
Locomotives arrive in Cherbourg harbour to help French railway system.
Ship grounded in shallow water at Penmaenmawr, Wales.