Minesweepers return to port to be cleaned and painted.
Little ships come back.
Location of events unknown.
Various shots of the minesweeping fleet in port for spring cleaning. M/S of crew standing onboard one. The sailors write letters, wash their clothes and peel potatoes. Various shots as they mop the deck in bare feet. Even the ship's dog is brushed. They put their socks back on. Various shots as they paint and polish the tug.