Crowds bid farewell to sailing ship 'Esmeralda' at Sydney Harbour.
Titles read: "SYDNEY - FAREWELL TO A LADY".
L/S of the Chilean barquentine 'Esmeralda' (sailing ship) tied up at Sydney Harbour. People talk to members of the crew and throw streamers onto the ship. Crew members climb the rigging. L/S of the crew on the masthead to unfurl the sails.
Various shots of the ship making her way out of the harbour. Crowds watch the ship from cliffs. 'Esmeralda' is accompanied by hordes of small boats.