Item showing German naval expedition leaving for Antarctica.
German naval expedition leaves for Antarctica; c. 1920s?.
MS officers and crew coming aboard. MS officer on deck talking and shaking hands with others; German cross flag flying. Panning shots on ship. MS men loading crates onto ship. MS sailors' group pose. CU two men - leaders of expedition? MS as ship sails past. MS crowds on pier seeing boat off - nice shot of both ship and pier; looking toward ship's bow; with pier on left.
Various shots of ship leaving; passing camera. Shot of entire ship a bit farther away. Various shots from ship on the sea. MS men at work on deck. CU cable wound round big wheel. MS as two men stand on a rail circling smokestack; lots of smoke pouring out; they are hooking up a rope and pulley. MS as crew set up a sort of crane. Various shots of equipment. CU flag blowing. CU lifebelt ring with name 'Vermessungsschiff Meteor' on it.