Soldiers are trained how to load and unload army equipment from ships.
Training Royal Engineer Stevedores. L/S ship S.S. Flaminian alongside quay. Low angle shot of soldier signalling from deck. Various shots of tank being lowered onto quay using rope pulleys. Various shots of team of soldiers pulling rope. M/S of tank being hauled up on to deck. More shots of men on quay and on deck pulling ropes. C/U of soldier signalling, an officer stands next to him. C/U of 2 soldiers holding rope, pan up to skipper on bridge. C/U of captain - Skipper Beresford. M/S of tank being lowered into hold. Various shots of men operating levers on mechanical winch that lifts tank from hold. C/U of soldier signalling, tank is being lifted in background. More shots of tank being lowered over side of ship onto quayside.
The tank is being loaded and unloaded as part of training exercise.