31 of America's wartime wooden ships are deliberately set alight until they are totally destroyed.
Item title reads - A mighty bonfire. 31 of America's wartime wooden ships that cost a million dollars each, deliberately destroyed by fire. Sandy Point.
Various shots of all the burning ships in a row, the camera pans across them. L/S of them blazing at night making a dramatic sight, M/S of one burning ferociously. The camera pans across the rest of them. M/S of the charred wreckage of the ships after they have been burning all night, some are still on fire and smoke billows from the rest.
Note: a red tinted version exists.