The Match Race for America's Cup in Newport, Rhode Island. Race between home-bred sailors and Captain John M. Vanderbilt and his crew for America's Cup. Sail boats of home-bred sailors, underway at sea during the race. Ships of Captain John M. Vanderbilt and his crew underway. Captain John M. Vanderbilt and his crew's ships win from home-bred sailors.
Shamrock V, a sailing yacht is in water with another in New Port. The yacht is in full sail. Men on yacht are chatting.
Harold Stirling Vanderbilt's J-class yacht Ranger wins America's Cup in Newport, Rhode Island. Yachts sail in water during the race. Ranger underway. Crew members on the Ranger during the race. A woman and a man on a yacht. The woman looks through binoculars. A man smokes a cigar. Aerial view of the yacht sailing. Ranger wins the race by defeating Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith's Endeavour II by 4-0. The crew of the Ranger poses.
U.S. nuclear submarine, USS Seawolf (SSN-575) in bay near Newport, Rhode Island. President Eisenhower standing on deck with group of Naval officers. The American flag and the President's ensign fly from the boat. President Eisenhower descends through a hatch. He greets members of the crew and tours the boat. He observes crewmen at their duty stations. He cuts a cake, with "Commander in Chief" written on it. The cook serves the cake. President Eisenhower dines in the Crew's Mess. With him are Chief Hospital Corpsman Milton W. Tucker, USN; Presidential Press Secretary James Hagerty and
Seaman Apprentice W.J. Dooling. The President climbs out of the submarine on to the deck.
Desron (Destroyer Squadron) 20 returns from Vietnam. People at a shipyard in Newport, Rhode Island. A sailor holding a small girl on his shoulder waves. Many dependents in the background behind the roped off area. A sailor embraces his wife after his arrival. The dependents jam a gangway to board one of the ships. A woman talks to a young sailor. Reunions take place aboard one of the ships. The dependents board one of the ship's unident. Two women talk with a sailor in dungarees. Ships tied up in the background. A young child with a large dough nut walks along the pier Naval personnel depart their ship with souvenirs. Naval personnel and crewmen from one of DD depart the ship over the brow. A RADM (Rear Admiral) stands at a podium on the pier and addresses the crowd. People in the background. The dependents approach the pier with their husbands. Men and their dependents depart one of the ships. A sailor holding his young child in his arms walks with his wife. Other people walk down the pier in the background. A small group of dependents stands on a pier next to one of the destroyers.
Scenes from the wedding of John Jacob Astor VI to Ellen Tuck French at the Trinity Church in Newport, Rhode Island. People gather in large number at the ceremony. The married couples pose for the crowd.