The first post war (World War II) voyage of luxury liner Queen Elizabeth on October 16, 1946. The luxury liner "Queen Elizabeth" docked in a harbor in Southampton England. Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov, United States Senator Tom Connally and other dignitaries board the ship. Smoke comes out of stacks. A sailor operates the helm. People standing on the dock sing and cheer together as the Queen Elizabeth departs on her voyage. The Queen Elizabeth underway in the Atlantic Ocean. The Queen Elizabeth arrives in New York harbor in the early morning and enters New York harbor at day break where she is greeted by fire boats shooting streams of water aloft in salute. Manhattan skyline barely visible in early morning mist. United Nations dignitaries disembark from the ship. Molotov is greeted by Soviet representative to the UN Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko. Molotov addresses the gathering.
U.S. President Harry S. Truman on USS Williamsburg in the Atlantic Ocean during his holidays. USS Williamsburg tied up to a buoy. USS Weiss underway. A Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel heads towards the buoy. Truman's guest take sun bath on the deck of USS Williamsburg. The President takes sun bath in a swimming trunk. Truman and Les Biffle on the deck take sun bath. The mast of the ship. The ship crosses a bridge and crosses the Chesapeake Canal. USS Williamsburg tied up to a pier at Quonset Point, Rhode Island. USS Weiss underway.
American soldiers and British girls aboard the Queen Elizabeth ship in the Atlantic Ocean. Various views of British girls married to GIs (American soldiers) on the deck of the ship. Two army nurses walk on the deck. Promenade deck with GIs walking about. GIs and their brides on the deck. A war correspondent, an officer and a ship's officer converse. A group of Polish and American officers talking.
American soldiers and war brides aboard the Queen Elizabeth in the Atlantic Ocean. Views of war brides and their children. Babies play and crawl on the deck. A back view of a soldier and a girl wrapped in a blanket leaning over a rail. Soldiers, sailors and officials lean over the rails. Soldiers in picturesque jackets with names.
American soldiers aboard the Queen Elizabeth ship in the Atlantic Ocean. Views of American soldiers, few soldiers with crutches, nurses and officers posing for pictures. Officers include both American and foreign officers. A ship's officer on the bridge of the ship. The boat deck of the Queen Elizabeth shows life belts and gun platforms. Several views of the bow of the ship and of the wake alongside the ship. After deck gun crew at ready stations tilting to stern wake of the ship. Statue of Liberty with soldiers in the foreground leaning over the rail. A blimp in the sky. A lifeboat davit in foreground.
SS Queen Elizabeth underway at the Atlantic Ocean. People aboard SS Queen Elizabeth. Vyacheslav Molotov and other men stand on bridge. Men talk to each other. Premier Molotov steers the SS Queen Elizabeth.