At the Ship Division of the National Physical Laboratory we see various tests being made on boat equipment. The effects of turbulence on a propellor screw are checked in a water tunnel; a wax model of the hull of a ship is worked on; a waxen hull is etched with lines along...
Accurate scale models of ocean going vessels are tested in a dry dock.
British Research Society ship 'Discovery II' sets off from London for colder climates.
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.
Russian research schooner "Zaraya" in San Francisco harbour.
Mayor of Hamburg sees the weather monitoring equipment on board before the Meteor leaves.