Britain's newest passenger liner, SS Northern Star, out on trials near the Isle of Arran.
Titles read: "ARRAN - NORTHERN STAR TRIALS".
Off coast of Isle of Arran.
Various shots of exterior of the SS Northern Star, Britain's newest passenger liner, at sea. Interior shots show the Captain and Quarter Master at the helm. Several shots of passengers in different parts of the ship - the Tavern Bar, the Smoke Lounge, the restaurant. C/U of a 100-year-old clock showing the time in 13 different parts of the Commonwealth.
On the sports deck we see people playing quoits. The Red Ensign flag is flying at the stern. People have fun in and around the swimming pool; others sit in deckchairs.