Item title reads - Princess opens sailors' home.
M/S of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) makes speech then opens the Merchant Seamen's Home. Everyone applauds.
Cataloguer's note: the sound is slightly out of sync in the speech.
Armed merchant cruiser 'Carnarvon Castle' arrives at Montevideo harbour for repairs.
Merchant sailors being adrift for a month finally saved by Belgian destroyer.
Trials are made to use Sikorsky helicopters as U-boat killers.
Footage of large Merchant ship being fitted with an anti submarine gun.
Footage of French Contraband officers boarding merchant ship on the Mediterranean.
Queen of Merchant Navy crowned at Islington.
Aerial shots of ships at sea as Spitfires and Mosquitos fly over coast.
Shots of the ship 'San Fraterno'.