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Food On The Titanic

Introduction

The amount of food required to keep people on the Titanic fed was significant. See the list of provisions below, or look at an example of the Titanic menu offered to first, second and third class passengers.

Titanic Provisions

14,000 - the amount of drinking water in gallons used every 24 hours.

Meat, Poultry and Fish

75,000 - lb. fresh meat.

7,500 - lb. ham and bacon.

2,500 - lb. sausages.

25,000 - lb. poultry.

11,000 - lb. fresh fish.

4,000 - lb. salted and dried fish.

Fruit and Vegetables

1,000 - lb. grapes.

36,000 - apples.

36,000 - oranges.

13,000 - grapefruit.

16,000 - lemons.

40 - tons of potatoes.

3,500 - lb. onions.

800 - asparagus bundles.

3,500 - lb. tomatoes.

2,500 - lb. green peas.

7,000 - heads of lettuce.

10,000 - lb. dried beans and rice.

Bakery and Breakfast

250 - barrels of flour.

10,000 - lb. cereal.

1,000 - loaves of bread.

2,200 - lb. coffee.

800 - lb. tea.

10,000 - lb. sugar.

1,120 - lb. marmalade and jam.

Eggs and Dairy

40,000 - fresh eggs.

1,500 - gallons of fresh milk.

600 - gallons of condensed milk.

1,200 - quarts of ice cream.

6,000 - lb. butter.

Alcohol

15,000 - bottles of ale.

1,000 - bottles of wine.

850 - bottles of liquor.

8,000 - cigars.

Other Items

57,600 - pieces of crockery (including pots and pans).

29,000 - pieces of glassware.

44,000 - pieces of cutlery.

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