A liner ship - Empress of Scotland - is burnt out in Blyth.
Full title reads: "Blyth. A Floating Furnace. 25,000 ton C.P.R. Liner 'Empress of Scotland' - once pride of the Atlantic - completely gutted by fire in a few hours."
Various shots of the Liner Ship 'Empress of Scotland'. Smoke is rising as the fire burns inside the ship. Various small tugs are alongside. Several jets of water are being sprayed onto the burning boat. More shots showing the flames. Firemen work the hoses from the nearby boats.