Discovery II leaves London Docks, crew of scientists will study whales at South Pole.
Title reads: "London Docks".
Discovery II leaves on another Polar cruise. Various shots of the Royal Research Ship sailing out of docks on the River Thames. Her crew, under leadership of Dr Mackintosh, will study effects of the seasons and weather on the movement of whales at the South Pole (Antarctic). Women wave from the quayside. An officer and some of scientists cheerily wave from on deck.
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