Cape Town, South Africa.
Various shots of the Royal Exploration Ship Discovery II in dock at Cape Town, being prepared for an expedition to the Antarctic. Decks are hosed down; food and other supplies are loaded onto the ship. The ship moves out of the harbour.
The ship "Discovery II" leaves to search for airmen Lincoln Ellsworth and Hollick Kenyon, they are both found safe and well. Melbourne, Australia.
Airman Lincoln Ellsworth gets warm reception when he returns on "Discovery II", the ship that rescued him from the Antarctic. Melbourne, Australia.
British Research Society ship 'Discovery II' sets off from London for colder climates.
Discovery II leaves London Docks, crew of scientists will study whales at South Pole.
Footage of the Royal research ship the 'Discovery II arriving back in London.
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, inspects advanced research ship "Discovery II". London.
Royal Research Ship 'Discovery II' prepares for scientific mission to the Antarctic.