Estonia. Tallinn city. Sea port. Loading and diving operations in the port. Rescue ship "Hermes". The Hermes team. The Hermes radio operator receives the SOS signal from the British ship Stencrone. Storm in the Baltic Sea. Sinking Wallcrone. Movement of "Hermes" in the stormy sea. Rescue work of the Hermes team, to rescue people, cargo, and the removal of the Stencrone vessel from the shallows. Chronicle footage: raising the sunken icebreaker "Sadko". Writers A. N. Tolstoy, V. Ya. Shishkov on the deck of the rescue ship. Rescue of the steamer "Bug", covered with ice. The icebreaker "Ermak" is leading the rescued steamer (1934-1938). Captain V. I. Voronin at the helm.