First American liner armed for defence against German submarine warfare crosses Atlantic.
No Fear Of Sea Pirates. The 'St Louis'; the first American liner armed for defence against German unrestricted submarine warfare; crosses the Atlantic. (This is just a few days before the united states declared war on Germany.)
Opens with close shot; from just above; of the ship passing; passengers waving from all the windows. Name 'SS St Louis' clearly seen on side of ship. Shot of tugboat pushing against side of bow; helping to turn the liner around. Another close view of ship passing; this time a shot of upper deck; with people standing on top next to a lifeboat; waving their hats; etc. Gun is visible on deck.
Departure; trip; voyage; U-boats. World war one/boats and ships.
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