Film begins as a Yard Oiler (YO-12) pulls up alongside the Gunston Hall (LSD-5). Next the LCT-925 (one of the three aboard the Gunston Hall) exits the well dock, filled with supplies. Next, men are seen attaching a fuel transfer line from the YO-12 to the Gunston Hall's fuel port.
Scene shifts completely to U.S. Marines of 1st Tank Battalion, receiving supplies aboard the transport ship,USS DuPage (APA-41), by means of net slings, from one of her Higgins boats (LCVP), alongside. Marines open the nets and remove the contents. Views of loaded slings being raised from another boat and being opened on deck of the transport ship. Silhouette of freighter offloading supplies, to be ferried to the DuPage, is viewed from a a boat moving towards her. A Higgins boat is beside the freighter. Camera pans up to show Panamanian flag on freighter's top mast. A large bundle of boxes being lowered from the freighter to sailors in Higgins boat beside, that has PA 41 stenciled on its bow.
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