Captain Scott's ship, the Discovery, is refitted in Portsmouth, ready for Polar Expedition.
Item title reads - The Gallant Old "Discovery". Finishing touches - after two years refitting - on Captain Scott's famous ship shortly to leave for another Polar Expedition. Portsmouth, Hampshire.
L/S as the camera pans across the Discovery with men working on it in the harbour. M/S as the camera pans up the mast to a man working on the rigging, it continues right to the crow's nest at the top.