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THE COMRADESHIP OF THE SEA

The Comradeship Of The Sea (1927)

Crowds wave at the dockside at Portsmouth.

BRAVO POMPEY

Bravo Pompey (1929)

Football - Portsmouth beat West Ham by 3 goals to 2.

OUR WONDERFUL SUBMARINES

Our Wonderful Submarines (1922)

Good footage of submarine and crew off the coast of Portsmouth,...

WE'VE GOT A NAVY

We've Got A Navy (1925)

The world's largest submarine, 350 foot long X1, leaves from Portsmouth.

NEW BRITISH BATTLESHIPS

New British Battleships (1946)

New British battleships shown to public.

PORCHESTER CASTLE RUINS aka PORTCHESTER sic CASTLE duplicate transfer

Porchester Castle Ruins AKA Portchester Sic Castle Duplicate Transfer (1960)

A visit to...

MUDLARKS

Mudlarks (1966)

Cyclists brave the mud in a cross country cycle race.

ADMIRALTY'S NEW TORPEDO BOAT aka PORTSMOUTH

Admiralty's New Torpedo Boat AKA Portsmouth (1938)

New torpedo boat zooms over the water at...

NELSON'S FAMOUS FLAGSHIP

Nelson's Famous Flagship (1925)

Good shots of Nelson's ship, Victory, after it is re-floated in...

LIFEBOAT CAN'T SINK

Lifeboat Can't Sink (1963)

Newest lifeboat presented at Portsmouth.

CIRCUS MOVE

Circus Move (1951)

Footage of circus being set up in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

HMS VANGUARD ON SPRING CRUISE

HMS Vanguard On Spring Cruise (1951)

HMS Vanguard leaves Portsmouth, going on spring cruise.

CUP FINAL - 1942

Cup Final - 1942 (1942)

Brentford wins the London War Cup Final 1942 against Portsmouth at Wembley -...

ROYAL YACHT AT PORTSMOUTH

Royal Yacht At Portsmouth (1916)

The royal yacht arrives at Portsmouth harbour, Hampshire.

ON LAND AND SEA INSTANTLY READY!

On Land And Sea Instantly Ready! (1933)

Men of the Royal Navy do marching demonstration at Portsmouth...

WITH OUR NAVY AT PORTSMOUTH!

With Our Navy At Portsmouth! (1933)

Sailors put on a show of mock combat for visitors to Portsmouth...

"East, West Home's Best" (1930)

Sailors in Portsmouth set off on their journey home for Christmas.

DRAWING THE KING'S COLOUR

Drawing The King's Colour (1934)

Colour of the Officers' Mess, Portsmouth Naval Barracks, is to go...

BORING FOR OIL

Boring For Oil (1936)

Engineers search for oil in England after petroleum soaked rocks are found near...

TRAGEDY AND TRIUMPH

Tragedy And Triumph (1936)

Two pilots are interviewed about the Portsmouth to Johannesburg flight. The...

ARK ROYAL CREW HOME

Ark Royal Crew Home (1941)

The crew of the sunk "Ark Royal" are re-kitted in Portsmouth. A few men give...

SCRAPPED! & CUTS

Scrapped! & Cuts (1926)

Captured German floating dock is sent to breakers yard "because we've now built...

SHANGHAI BOUND

Shanghai Bound (1927)

Troops line up for review before they are sent to China.

ROYAL MARINES EMBARK FOR CHINA

Royal Marines Embark For China (1927)

Men board ships to participate in action in the Far East.

GETTING RENOWN READY

Getting Renown Ready (1921)

Sailors haul cargo on board and prepare battleship "Renown" for the Prince...

EPIC OF EMPIRE

Epic Of Empire (1924)

Battleship at sea and anchored at Portsmouth.

LATE LORD RAWLINSON

Late Lord Rawlinson (1925)

The body of Lord Rawlinson is brought home from India and receives full...

PORTSMOUTH aka FLOATING DOCK FOR EGYPT

Portsmouth AKA Floating Dock For Egypt (1939)

Footage of a large floating dock in Portsmouth which...

DAVIS ESCAPE APPARATUS DEMONSTRATED

Davis Escape Apparatus Demonstrated (1939)

An instructor shows politician how the Davis Apparatus...

WHERE IS THE ARK ROYAL?

Where Is The Ark Royal? (1940)

Good shots of the HMS Ark Royal in harbour in Portsmouth.

TURKISH MPs SEE THE NAVY AT WORK

Turkish Mps See The Navy At Work (1940)

Politicians from Turkey watch Naval gun crews training in...

ATTLEE HANDS OVER CARRIER aka ATLEE HANDS OVER CARRIER

Attlee Hands Over Carrier AKA Atlee Hands Over Carrier (1946)

Clement Attlee hands over the...

COMRADES ALL - BEATTY ENTERTAINED BY LOWER DECK

Comrades All - Beatty Entertained By Lower Deck (1919)

Admiral Earl Beatty arriving at a dinner...

SUEZ EMERGENCY

Suez Emergency (1956)

Britain's forces getting ready for possible war - troops leave for Middle East.

BOATS MADE OF GLASS

Boats Made Of Glass (1956)

Islandic fishermen inspect boats made of plastic and fibreglass - lighter and...

LIFE-BOAT RIGHTS ITSELF

Life-Boat Rights Itself (1966)

A new lifeboat that will not capsize is demonstrated in Portsmouth.

NEW LIFEBOAT

New Lifeboat (1968)

Lifeboat 'Charles Henry' undergoes self righting trials. Portsmouth, Hampshire.

LOBSTER FARM

Lobster Farm (1950)

Footage of lobster arriving at farm at Warsash in Hampshire.

TRAINING GUNNERS

Training Gunners (1950)

Marine gunners load shells while being soaked with water as part of training at...

PORTSMOUTH

Portsmouth (1932)

A new multi-purpose dustbin van / fire engine is demonstrated by men in Portsmouth.

 RUSSIAN FLEET LEAVES FOR HOME

Russian Fleet Leaves For Home (1955)

Ships of the Russian fleet sail away from Portsmouth after a...

ROYAL MARINES VOLUNTEER BOYS CORPS TATTOO

Royal Marines Volunteer Boys Corps Tattoo (1961)

Young Marine volunteers celebrate Tattoo at...

ROYAL MARINES VOLUNTEERS BOYS CORPS TATTOO

Royal Marines Volunteers Boys Corps Tattoo (1961)

Young Marine volunteers in Fratton Park programme

ROYAL MARINES VOLUNTEER BOYS CORPS TATTOO

Royal Marines Volunteer Boys Corps Tattoo (1961)

Young Marines in changing of the guard ceremony

PORTSMOUTH - JOHANNESBURG AIR RACE

Portsmouth - Johannesburg Air Race (1936)

Aerial views from planes in the race to South Africa.

BRITAIN'S MIGHT - mute version

Britain's Might - Mute Version (1931)

Ships of the British Navy set off for manoeuvres from Spithead.

AFTER 20 YEARS

After 20 Years (1934)

German battleships Koenigsberg and Leipzig visit Portsmouth.

ENTRY OF GLADIATORS

Entry Of Gladiators (1936)

F.A. Cup third round - Watford beat Southall, and Manchester City beat...

END OF

End Of "Palmerston's Folly" (1931)

Royal Engineers blow up old bunkers built in the days of Lord...

HOME FLEETS - SPRING CRUISE

Home Fleets - Spring Cruise (1937)

Warships of the Home Fleet leaving Portsmouth for a spring cruise.