Sailors leave Portsmouth for the Christmas holidays, and new cruiser H.M.S. Sussex leaves the Tyne.
Item title reads - East, West - home's best and everyone wishes "Jolly Jack" a happy time with the old folks at home! Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Various shots as the sailors disembark with little packages. M/S as they line up waiting to go home.
L/S of H.M.S. Sussex sailing along in the fog. Various shots, the sailors wave at the camera. M/S of it with two smaller boats in front, people walk about on deck. Various shots as the camera pans across the length of it as it sails along.
Note: for more footage of H.M.S. Sussex please see 'Navy Ship' in G 1561 on *PM0770*.