About the film archive
Learn about the history behind our documentary film archive from the 1940s.
A light-hearted look at the history of the Sea Scouts and the many skills its members can acquire.
Youth carries on a great tradition
'The Sea Scouts carry on Britain's seafaring tradition, and Captain Scott's famous command 'DISCOVERY' is their training ship. In addition to Scout Law, they learn wireless telegraphy, navigation, swimming and life-saving, and the meaning of discipline, team work, resourcefulness. They thus become good scouts, good seamen and good citizens.'
(Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1941)
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