The crew of the sinking British trawler 'Pegaway' are rescued by the German liner 'Wilhelm Gustloff'.
Titles read: "NORTH SEA DRAMAS - Thrilling rescues".
Various shots of the German liner ship 'Wilhelm Gustloff' at sea, on her way to Britain to pick up German voters in the Austrian Plebiscite. Her crew receive an SOS call from the British trawler 'Pegaway', which is sinking in very rough waters.
A lifeboat is sent out from the German ship to pick up the British crew. The men of the Pegaway come aboard the Wilhelm Gustloff; passengers already on board wave to them. The liner carries on to Britain.