Full title reads: "Portsmouth. 'Ready ... Aye ... Ready' Whilst Nations are still talking war debts, reparations, disarmament, economic crises, etc. etc., - 'Britain's Bulwark' carries on a s silently and efficiently as ever."
Shot of large British Royal Navy...
British warships set off for manoeuvres in Northern Waters.
Good shots of HMS Hood and HMS Rainbow at sea of Portsmouth.
Royal Navy gives a party for film stars and industry leaders on board HMS Victorious.
British Naval warships come into their home port at Portsmouth.
Cuts of British Navy warships coming in to Portsmouth.
The Royal Navy show their respect to marine artist W Wyllie on his death.
German battleships Koenigsberg and Leipzig visit Portsmouth.
Scenes of the British enjoying their Summer break.
Ships of the British Navy set off for manoeuvres from Spithead.
HMS Renown comes into harbour for repairs after colliding with another ship off Spain.
Item showing holidaymakers at Southend, Cowes, Portsmouth, and White City.
Ceremonies are held to honour Sir Francis Drake and Horatio Nelson.
Royal Marines parade in Portsmouth.
Pathe News reviews 1956 - a year of turmoil.
King reviews Royal Navy in Portsmouth.
People visit Portsmouth Naval Dockyard to look at the ships and submarines.
Sailors entertain holiday crowds by singing sea shanties while standing on HMS Victory.
Naval vessel in Portsmouth Harbour
People visit Navy Week in Portsmouth Harbour.
Royal marines in costumes from 1805 take over guard on HMS Victory.
Sailors in Portsmouth set off on their journey home for Christmas.
Ships of the Russian fleet sail away from Portsmouth after a visit.
Princess Margaret visits HMS Victory in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Good shots of the Royals as they travel by sea to South Africa and of their onward journey.