Mariners Meal Times & Other Daily Details of life on board British sailing ships (c.1780-1830) ~food, clothing, quarters, etc Una Robertson


Title: Mariners' Meal Times & Other Daily Details of life on board a sailing ship
Author: Una A. Robertson
Illustrator: Mary K. Stewart

Description: Staple-bound in printed card covers. Shows very slight handling, else fine. Unmarked. Many illustrations. 55 pages. 21 x 15 cm.  

A survey of the conditions of the sailor's life on board British ships during the period of the Napoleonic Wars and the period immediately following (roughly 1780-1830). Published by the HMS Unicorn Preservation Society in Dundee, Scotland.  

- The Unicorn Preservation Society
- Introduction
- The Men & Their Daily Routine
- Clothing - Messing Arrangements
- Mess Traps
- The Ship's Galley
- The Ship's Cook
- The Purser
- Victualling
- Tinned Foods
- Provisions
- Storage of Provisions
- Provisioning on the Wing
- Livestock on Board
- Water Supplies
- Drink
- Health, Hygiene and Scurvy
- Hammocks
- The Wardroom
- The Captain's Food
- The Captain's Table Money and Entertaining
- Food for Thought
- Meal Patterns in the 18th Century
- Notes on the Illustrations
- Bibliography.

Binding: Staple bound soft cover
Condition: Near Fine

Publisher: Unicorn Preservation Society
Place: Dundee [Scotland]
Year: 1981

Keywords: seafaring, nautical, British, 1800's,

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