Mrs. Donaldson lays the keel plate of H.M.S. Dorsetshire.
Item title reads: "The Birth Of A Battleship. Keel-plate of H.M.S. Dorsetshire - our latest Cruiser - laid by Mrs. Donaldson."
A crowd of shipbuilders and dockworkers watch as a large ship's keel plate suspended by chains is slowly lowered. Mrs. Donaldson watches closely as a man in a bowler hat checks its correct position using a spirit level. Camera shows the keel plate in close up, to show the ship's name - "H.M.S. Dorsetshire."