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Title:DUTIES OF THE HELMSMAN (RUSHES 2) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 888
Other titles:JUNIOR SEAMEN UNDER INSTRUCTION AT HMS GANGES [Alternative Title]
Summary: Scenes at HMS Ganges shore establishment, Shotley Gate, Suffolk and on board a Daring Class destroyer.
Description: I. Junior seamen under instruction at HMS Ganges - swimming, boxing, gymnastics (trampoline), rugby. MS of the main gates as they open, and a class of boys, with Petty Officer instructor, march out to halt before camera - the nearest boy has difficulty keeping a straight face.
II. Engine room of a Daring Class destroyer - engine room watch at throttle control, with CUs of telegraph at Slow and Half Ahead, revolution telegraph and revolution counter and direction pointer.