Two oil tankers crash in New York Harbour. Fire sweeps one of the ships.
A great fleet - last of its kind - leaves Australia transporting wheat to Europe.
The 'Viking' sailing ship is seen in the Thames.
Shots of activity on board old tall ship at sea.
Aquitania, Berengaria, Mauretania, Homeric, Majestic & Empress of Britain all in Southampton.
Beautiful footage of ocean liner the "Empress of Britain" being cleaned and repainted.
A plane, a steam train and a speedboat have a race where a railway track runs parallel to a river.
An oil tanker explodes and destroys Los Angeles harbour.
'Pennsylvania Sun' collision with victory ship.
Oil tanker "Amoco Virginia" on fire in Houston, Texas.
Pathe looks back of the World's major events in 1957.
The story of how a ship wrought from steel and many other materials, becomes a living thing.
The last of the windjammers, Pamir, goes down during storm.
Footage of the wreckage of sailing ship the 'Le Boussuet' on the rocks of the coast of France.
The world's largest oil tanker in New York harbour.
SS 'United States' arrives in Le Harve and Southampton as it attempts to gain the Blue Riband.
Crew begin to dismantle the Finnish Windjammer 'Herzogin Cecilie' after it has run aground near Salcombe, Devon.
The Windjammer 'Herzogin Cecilie' runs aground near Salcombe, Devon.
The "Normandie's" arrival in New York creating a new record on journey from Le Havre.
Liner "Olympic" cuts right through the lightship "Nantucket" in a dense fog.
Various rescue attempts try to save the crew of a ship beached in heavy weather.
Great holiday cruise and safari footage - visits to Canary Islands and South Africa.
Failed attempt by owners to salvage windjammer, the Hertzagon Cecillie stranded on rocks.
A steamship is stranded in shallow water off Eastbourne.
Footage of "Star of Alaska", one of America's last windjammers, in full sail.
A speeding American steam train sets a record.
The world's biggest locomotive, 125 feet long and weighing 550 tons, makes maiden trip in California, America.
Two ships collided outside New York Harbour, USA.
The American liner heeled over in Seattle Harbour causing deaths and damage.
Tanker "Bridgewater" breaks in two in hurricane, crew rescued and taken to Australian port.
An oil tanker catches fire and sinks below the waves off North Carolina.
Footage of the ships of the former Dollar Steamship Line, San Francisco, United States of America.
Item showing cargo ship "Santa Alicia" and oil tanker "Gorme" after they collided in Channel.
A cargo ship "Liberty" blazes off Cornwall and the U.S. tanker "Pendleton" splits in half.
The New Liner 'Caronia' arrives in New York after first Atlantic voyage.
The American liner 'President Hoover' runs aground off the coast of Formosa.
Footage of USS America approaching New York.
Promotional film for Union Castle showing S.S. Transvaal travelling to Cape town.
The scuttling of the German liner "Columbus' and the warship "Graf Spee".
Plane on the Thames, Capt. T L M Davys the Commander.