Lady Ryrie at the launch of the great liner 'The Orford'.
Item title reads: " Lady Ryrie. Wife of Australia's new High Commissioner - launches wonderful new 20,000 Orient Liner Orford from Vickers's famous yard."
Lady Ryrie poses with a bouquet. M/S side of the ship and stern as slips down to the water. Side view of the vessel as the propellers hit the water and start to turn. Slow motion shots of huge liner sliding into the water. L/S of the Orford moving down the slipway in a cloud of water spray. Workers are seen from a high angle. M/S ship and tugs in the dock waters.