Several U.S. Battleships, destroyers and other ships anchoring and tying up near a large shipyard.
United States USA Date:1920 Duration:3 min 24 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Sightseers, on an overlooking rocky cliff, watch U.S. Navy warships anchored in an outer harbor. A woman and three girls turn to look at the camera. A battleship is anchored close to where they stand, and small boats are seen in the water,around the ship. A stray dog walks past. Two battleships are seen framed by a tree, as viewed from a bluff overlooking the bay. Two destroyers,at anchor, are seen through trees. A destroyer tied up with trees in background. A large ship tied up at a dock, where sightseers look at it. Numerous lines are extended to the dock, and one is seen going out into the water from the bow. The ship has two masts that appear capable of raising sails. A destroyer anchored with multistory buildings seen across the harbor. A destroyer anchored, with an extensive inner harbor shipyard with ships and cranes visible in background. Ship's officers come on deck and pose near forward deck gun. They converse and move about, as if if to make the most of a motion picture. Sailors on deck handle many lines and pose for camera. Sailors carry a large bundle of lines and gather around to unwrap them and begin tying them to the ship's fixtures.
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