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Liverpool, England: GV Empress of Canada lying on side alongside wharf. Closer V Crowd. in f-g. CU ship on side showing name. STV Decks of ship under water. BV Crowd looking at ship. (NIGHT: GV 'Empress' blazing. Closer V Decks ablaze. CU Pan Burning ship. SV Flames. LV Ditto. CU Firemen and blaze. CU Deck-chairs burning inside ship. SV Ship slightly on side with flames inside. CU Firemen giving warning, ship heeling. SV Ship ablaze at angle. CU Ditto. STV Ship on side ablaze. END OF NIGHT SHOTS) Pan V From another ship directing hoses onto Empress whose props. can be seen above water. SV Hoses over amidships. SV Ship well down. Pan V From half submerged funnel pan up amidship. LV Firemen climbing to deck of ship. SV Firemen directing hose thru portholes as ship lies on side. SV Pan From firemen to porthole. CU Porthole showing heat thru same. SCU Chief Officer, A.J. Greenslade, M.B.E. directing operations. CU Greenslade. LV Looking thru 2 fire engines at blaze. SV Firemen working on side of ship. CU Firemen. Pan V From ship to mast lying across whart. CU Ditto. SV Crowd watching. GTV Fire floats working on wreck. Pan V From sister ship 'EMPRESS OF FRANCE' to 'EMPRESS OF CANADA' lying on side.
Ships and Boats; Fire; Disasters and Accidents; Great Britain
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