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Food On The Titanic

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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