Cadets learn all aspects of naval life at Dartmouth College in Devon.
Item title reads - Future sons of the sea!
Dartmouth College, Devon.
Various shots of Dartmouth College, the boys do exercises on the parade ground, M/S as they march past the college. M/S of boys changing in their room and taking things out of their oak chests. Various shots of exercises in the gym including jumping over the vaulting horse and climbing ropes. M/S of boys learning to use a sextant, C/U profile of one looking through it. L/S of model of a ship, as they learn what happens when command is given to weigh anchor. A lesson in sailing a Cutter is given, and boys have a go at rope splicing. They haul model boats along. L/S picturesque view from the college. C/U of a statue of Britannia.
Note: the first few seconds of the item are audio only, the picture starts at 01:00:24.