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Early Training for Budding Jack Tars

Young Navy cadets at Snapper Island learn maritime skills.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 48 | Year : 1951 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Boats from Royal Motor Yacht Club travel from Rose Bay underneath Sydney Harbour Bridge to Naval Training Depot at Snapper Island. Commander takes salute as boat carrying group from Motor Yacht Club passes. Visiting Canadian cadets. Cadets learning skills including knot tying, climbing ropes etc. Women from the Women's Division of Sailing Corps learning flag signals. Boys in sail boat. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 43278 | 1 min 34 secs | 1950s | Snapper Island, Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |