New ships in Holland & British hovercraft on display.
LS. World's largest tugboat docked at quay. CU. Name on side of tug 'Zwarte Zee'. LS. The tug starting its first trial. People waving from shore.
LS. 'Cumulus', the first wheat cargo ship the Dutch have built. MS. The funnel of the wheat carrier. LS. 'Cumulus' at sea. MLS. Top of mast of "Cumulus". Various shots of a woman launching 'Cumulus" and the crowd applauding. Various shots of the equipment onboard the ship that will be put to meteorological and aid to aviation purposes. Men operating the equipment - includes air balloon. Cumulus at sea.
LS. Life boat. Various shots of Prince Bernhard of Holland going aboard to look at this new type of lifeboat. LS. The lifeboat named 'Koningin Juliana' goes out to sea.
The harbour at Amsterdam.
LS. Hovercraft on shore, starts to move and enters water. Various shots as the British hovercraft moves off. Various shots inside cockpit of hovercraft. Hovercraft entering water and coming back. LS. The hovercraft with Prince Bernhard of Holland at the controls, he takes to the water. CU. Prince Bernhard. Various shots of the hovercraft coming back onto land. LS. The hovercraft on choppy water. Hovercraft speeding through busy harbour, high angle shot.
Date found in the old record - 28/04/1963.