Lifeboat ration biscuits; Carr & Co. Ltd., Carlisle / Ministry of Transport; SG...
Lifeboat ration biscuitsAbout this object
A tin containing lifeboat and raft ration biscuits. Tin unopened. In better condition than 1918.104.22.168
Collected from a beached lifeboat at Jumbo Cove, Busen Peninsula.
Biscuits, metal, canvasInscription and Marks
Position 1: On top; Method: Printed; Content: ‘LIFEBOAT AND / RAFT RATION / BISCUITS / TO / MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT / REQUIREMENTS / 48 BISCUITS 1 LB. / APPROXIMATE WEIGHT / PACKED’
Position 2: On top; Method: Stamped; Content: ‘8 /58 CARR & CO. LTD. / CARLISLE’
H. 106mm; W. 200mm; Depth. 60mm
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