Title: "WITH ONLY INCHES TO SPARE! Thousands turn out to see H.M.S. HOOD - the World's largest battleship - successfully and gracefully make transit of the Panama Canal".
High angled L/S of a battleship squeezing through the narrow entrance to the canal, the decks are packed with sailors. M/S of the gigantic lock gates shutting in front of the battleship, the foreground a man is standing on the top of the gate. Various L/Ss of the battleship manoeuvring into the canal. Various L/Ss of the battleship coming to the end of the canal - vast crowds gather on the canal bank and lock side to watch the spectacular event.