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Bluejackets' Drill and Exercises - Volley Firing

Naval exercises on a Portsmouth quayside as troops are prepared for deployment in South Africa.

1898 1 mins

Overview

Naval exercises on a Portsmouth quayside as ratings ('bluejackets') are prepared for deployment in South Africa. This was one of a number of films showing Royal Navy troops running exercises and taken in 1899 the Warwick Trading Co., by special permission of the Admiralty.