Footage of two cargo ships damaged by German mines off the coast of Britain.
Full titles read: "THE WAR AT SEA"
Various shots of the cargo ship the 'Eskodene' partly submerged off the east coast after hitting a German mine. L/Ss of the Belgian ship the 'Kabinda' off the south coast. The ship has a crack down the middle of the hull. Several shots of people including children looking at the sacks of coffee on the shore which have been rescued from the stricken vessel.
Cataloguer's note: A section of this film is missing, possibly decomposed.