First European Recovery Ship is to leave the USA and sail to Europe.
United States of America (USA). 1948?
LS. Bow of the first ERP (European Recovery Program) ship to leave the USA, ship at wharf. CU. Name of ship "John H. Quick". LS. Stern of ship at wharf. LS. Ship at wharf, ferryboat passing - shot taken from other side of water. MS. Stevedores covering hatches with tarpaulin. MS. Men going up gangway. Various shots of grain being loaded by grain chute. Men taking test of grain and placing it in small sack. General shots of bay showing ships at wharf awaiting loading. MS. Mayor Herbert Cartwright, Mayor of Galveston, with family of Captain Willis David saying goodbye to the Captain. MS. Captain kisses wife goodbye and goes abroad ship. MS. Ship sailing through the night showing deck lights.