King Edward VIII inspects the navy and marines at Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Item title reads - The King and his navy. Tour of inspection at Portsmouth.
L/S of King Edward VIII (later Duke of Windsor) walking along Vernon pier which is lined with soldiers, he salutes as he climbs into a motorboat and sets off. L/S as it speeds along, M/S of sailors watching from H.M.S. "Amazon". M/S as the King salutes.
L/S of sailors and cadets lined up as the King inspects them at Whale Island. M/S of Royal Marines at Eastney barracks. Lieutenant General Sir Richard Foster, Adjutant General of the Royal Marines, walks along with the King as he inspects the men. He gets into position to watch the march past. The band play 'A life on the Ocean Wave' as they march. L/S as they give King Edward three cheers.