Titles read: "MADAGASCAR - FIRST PICTURES".
Various shots of British warships and troop transporters lying in North African port awaiting the order to move. African waterborne fruit seller comes alongside one of the ships; M/S of sailors eating bananas. C/U map of India showing Madagascar....
Rear Admiral R. C. Davenport relinquishes command of naval barracks in Chatham and gives farewell speech as well as taking the salute. Kent.
Submariners arrive to see film about the heroes of the underwater fleet.
The US Fleet including the flag ship New York visits Portsmouth.
Crossing the Line ceremony on the HMS Hood, the Equator.
Warships under Rear Admiral Vian fight off axis attacks so supply ships can reach Malta.
British cruiser docks in Brazil for supplies - on board is Rear Admiral Sir Henry Harwood.
King George VI pays a visit to American navy vessel in Portsmouth Harbour.
Rear Admiral Jefford is the new Commander in Chief of the Pakistani Navy.