Launching of Blue Star Line ship, S. S, Andulasia at Birkenhead.
Full title reads: "British Shipbuilding is bucking up. S. S. Andulasia, one of 5 to be launched within 5 months for Blue Star Line - launched".
M/S of a woman smashing bottle of champagne against ship's hull. L/S of immense ship sliding down slipway into sea. L/S of ship as it sails out to sea, two pilot tug boats following her. There are lots of bits in debris in water in foreground.
Cuts / out takes start at 01:46:21. M/S of the woman holding trophy with ship's captain, a group of people stand alongside them on deck of ship - representatives of Blue Star Line? They give three cheers. M/S of man and woman posing with trophy cup. M/S dignitaries on deck, including a mayor. C/U of man in trilby. More shots of pilot boats tugging ship out to sea. Otherwise, shots are same or similar to those in edited bit of item.