SCALE OF PROVISIONS

TO BE ALLOWED AND SERVED OUT TO THE CREW DURING THE VOYAGE.

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NOTE.- The quantity and nature of the Provisions are a matter for agreement between Master and Crew, but the Board of Trade recommend the adoption of the scale drawn up by the Mercantile Committee, 1902.

The scale agreed upon is in addition to the Lime and Lemon Juice and Sugar, or other Anti-Scorbutics, in any required by the Act.

FEDERATION SCALE OF PROVISIONS.

SCALE OF PROVISIONS to be allowed and served out to the Crew during the Voyage, in addition to the daily issue of Lime and Lemon Juice and Sugar, and other Anti-Scorbutics, in any case by 57th and 58th Vict., cap. s. 200 and Sch. V.

 

Fresh Potatoes and / or Vegetables, 1 Ib. daily (as long as supply lasts) may be issued instead of Preserved Potatoes and Vegetables.

Within the tropics 1½ Ib. Marmalade may be issued weekly instead of ½ Ib. Butter and 1 lb. Marmalade. In cold weather ¾ lb. of Butter may be issued instead of ½ Ib. Butter and 1 Ib. Marmalade.

Bread to be issued as required, enough without waste. Stoke-hold hands to receive Oatmeal and 1 quart of water extra daily while under steam.

 

SUBSTITUTES AND EQUIVALENTS

Fresh Meat 1½ Ib.
Salt Meat 1    Ib.
Preserved Meat    ¾Ib.
Salt Fish

 

1½ Ib.

 

are to be considered
equal to each other.

 

Split Peas ⅓  Pint
Flour ¾  Ib.
Calavances ½  Pint
Rice

 

¾  Ib.

 

When issued

         with

Meat Rations.

 

Coffee ½  oz.
Cocoa ½  oz.
Tea

 

¼  oz.

 

do.     do.
Vegetables (fresh) ½  Ib.
Mixed Vegetables 1   Ib.
Preserved Potato

 

2   Ib.

 

Biscuit 1   Ib.
Flour 1   Ib.
Rice 1   Ib.
do.     do.
Mustard ¼  oz.
Curry Powder ¼  oz.

In port 1½ Ib. Fresh Meat and ½ Ib. Fresh Vegetables in lieu of Salt Meat and Preserved Vegetables, whenever procurable; Bread, Flour, and Weekly Stores as per Scale.

Any other fair substitutes or equivalents may be supplied at the discretion of the Master.

 

 

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