A weak romantic comedy starring Young as a dashing Navy commander who spots an SOS coming from the shore off San Diego Bay and goes to investigate. What he finds is rowdy youngster Robbins, who was given a signal light to play with by his uncle, Buttons, a commercial airplane pilot. This
chance meeting throws Young and Robbins' widowed mother, Jones, into a romance. While Jones is quite taken with Young, she declines his offers of marriage because she wants her children (there are two more in addition to Robbins) to have a normal home life, not a Navy brat's. The boys, like Young,
are disappointed, so when their uncle arrives with some weather balloons to play with...