STK-ID 30857

Shots of navy trainees being welcomed by officers of "HMCS Saint-Laurent", standing at ease on dock as officers talk, of trainees boarding ship, passing by officers. Shot of captain and other officer on bridge. CU of radar screen scanning line. Sequence on trainee being shown how to operate anti-sub grenade launcher, loading, aiming, land visible in background in some shots. MLS of stern of destroyer escort as anti-sub grenades are launched, exploding in water at sea. Shots of petty officer instructing young trainee on intricacies of modern war ships. MS of "Saint-Laurent" turning past camera at sea. Shot of officers checking training timetable on deck. Three shots on boat drill showing trainees climbing into lifeboat, being told how to proceed by instructor. CUs of instructor, of one young trainee. Sequence on crew as camera ship pulls back into port, sailors manning hawsers, port installations in background. Shot of hull at waterline, water throwing intricate reflections on hull. Various shots of ships moving slowly by camera, men standing on bow, raising Red Ensign flag up jack staff, standing at attention on deck.


Excerpt from
On the Job Training
Canada, Atlantic Ocean
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w, 35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080