Cargo ships in harbour waiting for pilots to direct them.
GV. Sea front, pan out to sea where a large number of cargo ships are at anchor. Several shots of a statue of Michael Adriaanszoon de Ruyger. GV. Interior, radio operators at work. CU. Shortwave radio set. CU. Pilot on bridge using radio telephone. CU. Chart listing ships in the bay.
CU. Pilot on the quay using telephone. MS. Cutter at sea. CU. Flag at mast head of the cutter. MS. Pilots boarding the cutter. CU. Pilot on the bridge using radio telephone. MS. Cutter leaving the harbour. Travelling shot from the cutter as she leaves the harbour. LS. Cargo ship. Various close up shots of the pilot boarding cargo ship. Travelling shot from cutter as she pulls away from cargo ship. High angle shot cargo ship moving. CU. Interior, pilot using telescope. LS. Harbour.
Date found in the old record - 04/03/1959.