H.M.S. Kent is launched by Countess Stanhope.
Title: "Our New Cruiser, H.M.S. 'Kent' launched by Countess Stanhope".
M/S, looking over the heads of a crowd of smartly dressed men and women sitting under a canopy, a vicar stands at the front giving a speech. High angled panning L/S over a large crowd waiting on a quayside. M/S of Countess Stanhope standing under the canopy on a platform in front of a docked ship; she holds a champagne bottle decorated with flowers, she says a few words before smashing the bottle against the hull.
Low angled L/S of the ship sliding down the slipway, in the foreground a crowd of dockers wave their caps and cheer, people on the deck of the ship can also be seen cheering. High angled shot of the people cheering on the quayside.