Lady Ritchie opens the new 1000 foot dock at Tilbury in Essex, it will enable the largest Liners in the world to berth there.
Item title reads - London's wonder docks. Lady Ritchie, on 20,000 ton Orient Liner "Oronsay", opens 1000 foot dock, costing 2 1/2 million pounds making it possible for largest liners afloat to berth at Tilbury. Essex.
L/S of the "Oronsay" outside the dock. C/U's of Lady Ritchie moving the lever to open the dock. Various shots as the bridge slowly rises in front of the ship, we see it from the point of view of the ship as well. M/S as the ship sails slowly through and into the dock, various shots as people watch from the quay. L/S of the ship being pulled out by a tug.