A look at the processes involved in making a mariner's compass. Scotland.
No title - COMPASSES Making mariner's compasses.
M/S of ship sailing past lighthouse, M/S of captain looking at compass on deck. M/S of sheet of metal put through the mangle, various shots as it is curved on rollers. M/S of compass cases stacked together. Various shots of the dial, it is balanced in the box and the top fitted, then a magnet is used to test it. M/S of dial moving about. Various shots as other magnets are added to combat the other magnets on the ship. M/S of ship sailing down the river Clyde. M/S of the captain testing out the compass.