Navy's Display at Southend shows Battleships and Submarines and Cadets going through drills.
First half of clip is a prize giving parade on board the training ship TS
Exmouth moored at Grays, in the Thames River. (Exmouth built
1905 and operated by Metropolitan Asylumns Board. In 1946 Exmouth became the Merchant Navy training ship Worcester.) Opening shot of officers and guests boarding Exmouth from a boat. Overhead shot of boys (cadets) marching on deck. Cut to parade formed for a salute. In foreground a Guard brings rifles to the Slope the long shot of parade giving General Salute.
Boys being presented with prizes, parents and guests watching. Close up of group of young boys with 'Exmouth' cap tallies.
Second half of clip opens with shot of battleship of Queen Elizabeth class steaming slowly from right to left. Long shot of a Revenge class battleship (poss HMS Royal Oak). Cut to shot of HMS Tiger
with an airship flying overhead.
V class destroyer HMS Valkyrie (F05) at anchor, other ships in b/g. Shot of K class submarine K12 steaming on surface.