Royal Navy fleet leaves Weymouth.
Unissued / unused material.
Royal Navy leaves Weymouth, Dorset for Arctic Expedition.
M/S Naval officers, including Captain Terry, walking on deck of aircraft carrier "Vengeance". General views of "Vengeance" at sea. M/S 3 pilots dressed in cold weather kit. Various shots "Vengeance" at sea. More shots Capt. Terry. Various shots warship "Duke of York". More shots "Vengeance". M/S rescue helicopter hovering above deck of ship. More shots battleships, including "Vengeance". C/U pilot unbolting helicopter. More shots fleet. Various shots cargo being lifted out of hold. Various shots Naval ratings piling cases on deck, one drives a motorised luggage vehicle. Various shots fleet of destroyers. M/S pilots in cold weather kit on deck of "Vengeance". More shots destroyers. C/U pilot unbolting helicopter. M/S pilots on deck. L/S wing of plane being hoisted into position on deck.
Item is selected scenes from newsreel story in Gazette issue 49/11. Date given on old records is 07/02/1949.