STK-ID 4892

Naval Training (Halifax): various shots of sailors drawn up on pier, presenting arms as flag is hoisted, two shots of Naval Ensign at mast top, sailors doing rifle drill, working on large searchlight on ship, doing callisthenics, practicing putting on gas masks. MCS of sailor shining ship's bell. Various shots of sailors drilling on parade ground, getting cap adjusted by instructor, being shown how to slope rifle. Various MSs of minesweepers moored to piers, of three Naval Ensign flags atop masts. Various shots of sailors putting minesweeping gear overboard, sweeping for mines. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of plane airborne over ship. Shots of ships sailing by camera ship, of sailors on deck. Various shots of crew, of parts of ship, of gun crew going into action, preparing main battery. Cut to helmsman in wheelhouse. More minesweeping equipment is put overboard. Cut to men signalling with Aldis lamp.


Excerpt from
Canadian News - ASN
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio