The men of Armstrong's Yard prepare the carrier Hermes for her launching ceremony.
Item title reads: "Elswick - A Unique Ship - H.M.S. Hermes, the first warship expressly designed as a seaplane carrier launched at Armstrong's Naval Yard"
Armstong's Naval Yard, Elswick, Newcastle.
LS Ship on stocks. LS Pulling stocks away. LS Launching ceremony for HMS Hermes. LS Ship leaving slipway. VS. Of the ceremony and of ship after launching.