Squad drill. Chatham, Kent (?)
World War One. Royal Navy group drill in a blizzard at Chatham. Men trot out through the snow; march around in formation; as intense snowstorm rages. Funny shot of the sailors doing a zigzag walk toward camera. Winter; weather; storm; cold.
(G 410 B)
Sea rescue at Cost off Brittany, France.
Storm rages across Capetown.
Men work to repair damage to the sea wall and buildings on the front at Aberystwyth.
Brief shots of a wrecked pier and debris on the sea front at Margate after severe weather.
Tall ship, 'Yvonne' has her sails torn to shreds by heavy storms.
Gales are responsible for several ship wrecks.
Gales create huge waves which batter the coastline of Britain causing problems for shipping.
Footage of the wreckage of a Mersey pilot boat on the River Mersey.
Footage of ship before and during its capsizing