German U-boats are salvaged from the bottom of the sea.
Scapa Flow, Orkney, Scotland.
Title: "SUCCESS! First of Germany's scuttles fleet raised by Messers. Cox & Danks, after months of incessant toil".
M/S of the deck of a salvage vessel, men turn the enormous handles on a row of winches. High angled shot of two salvage vessels moored parallel to each other, on both sides cranes and winches work to lift the sunken battleships / submarines from the seabed.
Intertitle: "After 5 years on the Ocean bed".
Various M/Ss on the surfaced wreck, mangled and covered in seaweed, men work to clean the wreck up. Panning shot of a wreck moored next to the salvage vessel - looks like a German U-boat.
Note: for further footage of this salvage operation, please refer to records for - DER TAG - 1924 SCAPA FLOW in G 1102. AH 2000.