Loading the equipment of the Antarctic expedition on the diesel-electric ship "Mikhail Somov" in the Leningrad seaport. Meeting dedicated to seeing off the members of the expedition to Antarctica. Speakers: V. D. Klokov, E. S. Korotkevich. Present: R. M. Galkin, V. N. Efremenko, E. Novokhotsky, A. S. Kochetkov, V. N. Perin and others. The members of the expedition climb the ladder to the ship. Diesel-electric ship "Mikhail Somov" departs from the pier.