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The speaker's object today to get the audience interested in his mission to get men for the Royal Navy. Why Great Britain is recruiting for the Navy from the Dominion. Some personal background and history of the speaker. The kind of men wanted. Difficulties involved in recruiting and training. A description of a battleship. Some traditions of service in the Royal Navy. A final appeal.