Lady Madden launches navy's new cruiser H.M.S. "Exeter" at Devonport. Devon.
Item title reads - Navy's newest cruiser. H.M.S. "Exeter" launched by Lady Madden, wife of Sir Charles Madden, First Sea Lord. Devonport, Plymouth, Devon.
M/S of a man in top hat handing Lady Madden the bottle of champagne, she makes a speech then smashes it against the side of H.M.S. "Exeter". M/S as she uses a hammer to break the ropes and launch the ship. M/S as it slides down into the water watched by big crowds. M/S of the ship from the side, other boats sail along in the foreground. M/S of the crew on deck.