The Queen's Navy

United Kingdom, 1953

Film
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A general picture of the Royal Navy pointing out that its efficiency as a fighting force comes from mastery of self through discipline and training and mastery of science. A picture of the royal Navy, stressing that its efficiency and effectiveness rest upon three things, mastery of sea, self and science. The sea has been mastered by the inherent skill in handling ships and a knowledge of the ways of the sea traditional in British people. Mastery of self is achieved through discipline, the result of self-confidence and control, required in every training establishment. Finally mastery of science is needed, for the Royal navy of today is a highly technical force, and employs many scientific devices and weapons.

Credits

director

Derek Mayne

producer

Frank Wells

production company

Gaumont British Specialised Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27687

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Great Britain. Royal Navy

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Navies

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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