Treacherous Goodwins sandbanks are explored off the Kentish coast.
Goodwins sandbanks, English Channel.
Off Kentish coast.
M/S of mist-shrouded sea, M/S buoy bobbing in the water. M/S of the Walmer lifeboat in the sea. Camera pans across the sandbanks, various shots as water runs quickly into them. C/U pool of water. M/S lifeboatmen getting out of a rowing boat, they walk along the sands. C/U man's boots standing on quicksands. M/S as he tries to pull his foot out. C/U boots sinking in quicksand. M/S as the two other men pull him out. C/U water running in. L/S men rowing back to the lifeboat and getting on C/U man turning wheel. General view from lifeboat. Various shots of ships which have been wrecked on the sands.