A film titled 'Shackleton's Last Antarctic expedition' about Sir Ernest Shackleton's last expedition to Antarctica. A map as a pointer points at route to be taken during the expedition. Ernest Shackleton before leaving for the expedition. Ship named Quest in a harbor. The ship leaves Southampton, England and sails past RMS Aquitania.
Harbor activity Invasion Port in Southampton, England. Liberty ships and Landing Crafts on Harbor. United States soldiers unload supplies from landing crafts on beach. Bulldozer pulls DUKW (Amphibious truck)from shore. Overturned jeep bogged down in mud. Soldiers get into water from Landing Crafts and advance towards the beach.
Brief glimpse of the RMS Olympic (sister ship of the ill-fated Titanic) arriving in Southampton, England. Among her passengers is the Duke of Wales, returning from his holiday, abroad. A tugboat assists the Olympic and several small boats are seen off her starboard.
Lieutenant D'Arcy Greig on a Curtiss R3C racer in Southampton, England. The lieutenant standing. Curtiss R3C racer with pontoons warms up. Men work on the plane. The pilot gets into the plane. The plane is pushed towards water. It taxis on water and takes off.
Starboard side of Bremen Ship underway at sea, at high speed. Bow wave and wake visible. Ship is heading for Southampton. Port side of the Bremen underway at sea. Smoke emits from the two stacks of the ship.
The great U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, CV-6, arrives at New York. She returns from Southampton. Thousands of soldiers aboard returning from service in World War 2. Soldiers stand at the deck of the ship. They wave their hands. Soldiers with cups and trays in mess. They eat food. The ship and the soldiers honored by the Lord Mayor of the city at the English port.