American speed boats in action.
American Pirate Chasers.
Location of events unknown.
Opens w/ pan shipyard; ship building in progress - a mass of criss-crossing boards and ladders; ribs of ships; several men working from up on ladders or scaffolding. Pan past boats in harbour.
Tracking shot from behind the pirate chaser (a fast speed boat); pan on it as it turns; & side view tracking shot; staying w/ the boat as it speeds over the water. Finally, shot from fast boat; looking back from it; the boat not in frame; but a USA flag sticking up in front of the wake; and the waves splitting off to either side.
Navy; military; speed; transportation. Boats and ships.