Full title reads: "Tugs hail in vain at stranded windjammer".
Off Devon coast.
Windjammer (tall ship with 3 masts), the Herzogin Cecilie, has been grounded on rocks for 2 months. Her owners decide to try to salvage her using tugboats. Various shots of salvage attempts, a group of...
A grounded liner, the 'Lochmonar' on the Mersey.
A huge landing stage is seen under construction at Tilbury Docks, Essex.
The liner, "Idaho", gets well and truly stranded ashore in Aberdeen and six tugs fail to move it.
A huge 32,000 ton dock is towed along by 6 tugs to Portland.
The submarine L-1 gets stranded on the rocks at Cape Cornwall after drifting from its tug. Cornwall.
A new type of propeller that helps boats reverse is demonstrated in factory in Charlton.
Men at work on sailing barge making its way out to sea.
Shots of battleship 'Vanguard'.