Sunken German World War One Vessels are salvaged off Scottish coast.
Scapa Flow, Orkney, Scotland.
Title: "DER TAG - 1924. After first try out contractors are now confident they can raise and beach the scuttled German Fleet".
High angled shot of a salvage barge, men operate rows of winches that lift wrecks from the sea bed on ropes, panning shot to show more winches and cranes. L/S of a heavy metal chain being lowered into the sea from the barge, in the background in a hilly coastline - Orkney? M/S of a team of men pulling on ropes to lift a heavy chain. M/S of men operating an enormous pulley lowering thick metal chain into the sea. High angled M/S of a diver being helped out of the sea.
Intertitle: "First attempts prove that still mightier hawsers and winches are necessary even than these!"
Various panning shots of the salvage barges - the two appear to be moored next to each other.
Note: for further footage of this salvage operation please refer to records for - SUCCESS AT SCAPA FLOW - in G 1099.