A look at lifeboat practice on the Cunard Liner Aquitania.
Item title reads - Safety First Always! "Abandon Ship" practice on the mighty Cunarder "Aquitania". Southampton, Hampshire.
M/S of the lifeboats, people climb up to them from the ship, they are swung out over the sea. M/S of the Aquitania. Various shots as they are all lowered into the sea.
Intertitle - 'By perfect drilling and constant practice - the 77 boats with accommodation for 4198 souls, can be got away in less than half an hour.'
M/S of one lifeboat full of people, it is lowered down. M/S as they are all lowered into the water and row away. L/S of the boats by the side of the ship, they are all joined together with rope.