A ship is stuck on the rocks and a Breeches Buoy is used for rescue.
Item title reads: "Saved From The Sea! Master and crew saved by daring work of coast-guards, just before S.S. "Coos Bay" - ship-wrecked on rocks in dense fog - breaks up."
San Francisco, United States of America (USA).
L/S of a ship stuck on the rocks. C/U of the hole in the hull where the rock has pierced through. M/S of a small cannon fired. Men feed cables to set up the Breeches buoy. A man is rescued, carried across in the cradle of the Breeches buoy. The weather is foggy. A man scrambles up the cliff face as he lands from the buoy, half dragged uphill to be rescued.