A Dutch newsreel including items on Jan van Zutphen's funeral, a collision of two Norwegian tankers on the Nieuwe Waterweg and speedboat races on the river IJssel near Rheden.
A Dutch newsreel including items on a training session of the Dutch national football team, and about the return of the crew of the Rotterdam freighter “Calypso” after its collision with the tanker “Andros Stream”.
A Dutch newsreel including items on the commemoration of a shipwreck of 1883, the Hiswa Water Sports Exhibition in Amsterdam and the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of C. Johan Kievit, the author of the Dik Trom.
A Dutch newsreel including items on the return of Miss Europa Corinne Rottschäffer from the United States, the ninth space congress, and the launch of the tanker Borgny.
A Dutch newsreel with sound, including items on a strike by construction workers, Gerrit Schulte's 'Zesdaagse' track cycling race, and a visit by the president of Peru.
Willem, an old fisherman, finds a pocket-book on the sands. He is obliged to share half of its contents with Frits, one of his comrades, who sets out on a voyage the following day. The fisherman gives the pocket-book to his daughter, Bertha, but her fiancé declares that it must be handed to the police. This is done, but as half of the money is missing, Willem is accused of theft. The unfortunate man is unable to establish his innocence, and when after many days of waiting news comes that his comrade's ship has gone down with all hands, the last ray of hope is apparently gone.
The ship-owner Bos has become a rich man whose conscience is not troubled by his knowingly sending out unseaworthy fishing boats. Kniertje, a widow who has lost her husband and two sons at sea, works for Bos as charwoman and is kindly treated by his daughter Clementine. Kniertje lives with her two remaining sons, Geert and Barend, and her niece Jo, who is engaged to Geert. Geert is in the navy and Barend does whatever work he can find. During a dance evening in the local café, Geert fights with his superior officer who has insulted Jo, and for this he is sent to gaol.
Documentary about the lifeboats and rescue activities of the Noord- en Zuid-Hollandsche Redding-Maatschappij.
Snuders, an avaricious boat-owner, insures his boat The Joanna against accident very much above its value, and then conspires with Verhoff, a notorious drunkard and unprincipled scoundrel, to lose it at sea.