Young Navy recruits enjoy a fishing trip during training at the Naval Training Center in San Diego, California.
San Diego California USA Date:1940 Duration:3 min 24 sec Sound:Yes
Dramatization: Young U.S. Navy recruits in training at the Naval Training Center in San Diego, California. The recruits undergo various training exercises. Dramatization shows a group of recruits working as teams to climb a wall. A recruit runs through a semaphore training exercise and toward barracks. He reads from a paper and announces permission has been granted for the recruits to go fishing. The recruits in uniform on fishing boats at sea. New recruits joke around standing on the boat. Two recruits slip a fish down the shirt of a fellow recruit. A recruit (played by George Reeves - later "Superman") points to several Destroyers and mistakenly calls them Battleships. Another recruit points out a submarine. A commanding officer points out the view of North Island Naval Base, and the port and downtown area of San Diego. The recruits are fishing. An officer asks an enlisted man to pick up a blue tackle box and he picks up a yellow one instead.
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