Various shots of an unusual boat which has a large propeller attached to a mast. The propeller revolves and this moves the boat. C/U of the propeller. Boat moves away from the camera. A paddle steamer passes the boat.
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 695.
Queen Elizabeth launches the Royal Yatch from the Clyde-side shipyards in Scotland.
Material relating to newsreel story "Queen Launches New Royal Yacht 'Britannia'" - 53/28.
Australian anglers go out with rod and line to catch dangerous sharks.
Queen Elizabeth launches the new Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal.
Captain of submarine 'Triton' is given medal by Eisenhower, and ship 'France' is launched.
The new ship "Orsova" is taken to the Isle of Arran for trials.
The story of how a ship wrought from steel and many other materials, becomes a living thing.