Four masted barque 'Pamir' sails on her first stage of her journey back to New Zealand.
Full title reads: "CAPE HORN BOUND".
Shadwell Basin, London.
Long shot of the four masted barque Pamir. Barrels of cement swinging aboard. Winchman. Close up shot of watchman signalling. Top shot of cargo coming down hole. Panning shot of capstan to sail makers at work. Close up shot of Gilbert Jacobs of Wellington New Zealand mending sails. Bread going aboard. Hosing down decks. Close up shot of George Gunn, 3rd mate, he turns around. Close up shot of a girl waving. Gangway swinging out. Close up shot of casting off lines. General shot of ship tugs, etc., before leaving. Tug pulling the Pamir, small sailing boat in distance. Close up shot of sailing boat. "Pamir" pulling away.