Destroyer escort launching (00/06/1954): shots of hull of destroyer escort. LAS of Red Ensign at jack staff and TILT DOWN to bow of ship and CU of name "Kootenay". Sequence on workers preparing to launch ship. TILT DOWN MCU of bow. MSs of Mrs Ralph Campney arriving at official platform with Lieutenant-Governor Clarence Wallace and others arriving led by Senator Stan McKeen. CSs of launching as Rear Admiral Ribbard and others applaud. Two MLSs of vessel riding in water after launching.