Titles read: "MINE SWEEPING IN THE FAR EAST".
Various shots of a British minesweeper in action. The ship receives a radio message regarding a floating loose mine and they set off towards it. Sailors row towards the floating mine in a small boat then tow it back to the ship....
German naval mine sweepers at work destroying old mines still floating about after WW I.
Story shows the massive Naval Depot Stores that exist around the country to distribute supplies.
The port of Antwerp is reopened. Belgium.
South Africa sailors patrol their shores for illegal cargo vessels and mines.
Sailors arriving back in port get gifts and food from volunteers.
Good shots of minesweepers at work in the open seas.
British naval minesweepers are put through their paces at sea.
King George VI inspects minesweepers and their crews in Dover harbour in 1940.