Full titles read: "Prince of Wales - Britain's best Ambassador - returns in the "Renown" after his 40,000 mile tour."
L/S's of the battleship HMS Renown approaching Plymouth. M/S of the Renown with flags up. L/S of the Prince of Wales (King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor)...
Unusual boat is demonstrated - it is powered by a propeller attached to a mast.
Ancient Egyptian ceremony recreated on Nile with ship decorated like Cleopatra's barge.
Holiday makers visit battleships.
Great Turn of the Century shots of people taking a trip on the paddle steamer, Brighton Queen.
Pleasure cruises and swimming with showgirls - a Turn of the Century day at the beach.
The new Tay bridge under construction.
Various shots of things powered by steam - boats, trains, engines, power stations.
Liner "Aquitania" being pulled into harbour by steam tugs.