U.S. bomber aircraft sinks German Capitol ship, Ostfriesland under the command of General Billy Mitchell. 1000 pound bombs strike near the battleship, Ostfriesland. Direct hits on the ship. American Destroyer USS Shawmut gives signa1 to cease bombing. USS Shawmut underway in sea. Heavy smoke rises from funnel. U.S. Navy C-2 blimp or airship dirigible flies over the Ostfriesland and the Shawmut. U.S. Navy C-2 blimp in the air. Boarding party climbs aboard the "Ostfriesland". Scenes taken from navy blimp as it flies slowly over the crippled battleship. General Mitchell, pilot, and Captain Saint C1air Street come down to note the effect of the bombs. General Mitchell's plane and the SE-5 fly low across the Ostfriesland. Bomb strikes on and near the battleship.
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