Item title reads - 5,000 mile flight. Fleet of 3 giant Southampton flying boats leave for Basra, where they will be stationed for two years. Cattewater, Plymouth. Devon.
M/S as one of the flying boats is wheeled out of hangar, various shots as it is taken to the water and wheeled in. M/S as the propellors are started up. M/S as it taxis across the water, a man waves from the front. M/S of two of them in the air, one flies overhead. M/S as they fly over a fortress.