Captain Hansen and his crew are saved from burned freighter "Quimistan" by crew of S.S. Harrison, a passenger onboard filmed the rescue.
Item title reads - Thrilling drama of the sea. Miss Yeaton a passenger on the S.S. Harrison secures thrilling pictures of rescue of crew of burned freighter "Quimistan". Location unknown.
M/S as the camera pans across the deck of the S.S. Harrison as passengers and crew look overboard.
Intertitle - '3 days adrift - 200 miles from land.'
M/S of crew of "Quimistan" in small boat being rowed towards the S.S. Harrison, various shots as it comes into the side and they climb up a ladder to the deck of the ship.
Intertitle - 'True to the tradition of the sea, Captain Hansen was last off his sinking ship and last to be rescued.'
M/S as Captain Hansen is helped, with some difficulty, onto the deck. C/U of him on deck looking at the camera.