American navy fleet on manoeuvres in Pacific Ocean.
Full title reads: "Uncle Sam's battle fleet hold autumn manoeuvres - smoke screens and aeroplane attacks from aircraft carrier were remarkable feature".
Aerial shot of fleet of American (USA) navy battleship. Large clouds of black smoke come out of funnels. L/S of battleship at sea, marked with numbers 334. L/S of another battleship (316?), followed by battleships 317 and 299. C/U of funnel on battleship. Low flying aerial shot of more battleships, aeroplane swoops past battleship 318. Various L/Ss of aeroplane taking off deck of aircraft carrier. L/S aeroplane landing on aircraft carrier at sea. L/S of two battleships silhouetted against setting sun.
Note: some of numbers recorded from sides of battleships maybe inaccurate due to waves obscuring them, shaky cameras etc. AH 2001.