Merchant ship SS City of Carlisle under construction in shipbuilding yard in Birkenhead.
Title reads: "Birkenhead".
M/S of sheet of armour plating being swung by crane in shipbuilding yard. L/S of merchant ship, the SS "City of Carlisle", in dock. M/S of the bows of the ship with her name in view. Overhead shot of the deck; dockers work fitting the decking. M/S of man painting the side of the ship. Various shots of welders at work with acetylene burners. Panning shot of another ship in dock.