Good footage of P&O liner "Strathmore" and its skipper Captain Sudell making sure everything is running smoothly.
Item title reads - The Other Man's Job. The Captain of the ship.
Off the Isle of Arran, Strathclyde, Scotland.
M/S of Elizabeth, Duchess of York (Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother) launching P&O liner "Strathmore". L/S as it sails away, various shots of the impressive ship. C/U of Captain Sudell. M/S's of funnel and sea. M/S of the ship cutting through the water. Various shots of the trials, noting speed etc. M/S of the Company's flag hoisted on the ship, sailors salute. M/S of the bridge where the officer of the watch, and quartermaster are stood. C/U of the compass, M/S's as they change the speed. M/S of instrument to measure the depth of the sea. C/U of Sudell smiling. Various picturesque shots of the sea from the ship.