Dinner menu from H.M. Hospital Ship S.S. Galeka (First Class)
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|Title||Dinner menu from H.M. Hospital Ship S.S. Galeka (First Class)|
|Notes||Menu card from S.S. Galeka of the Union-Castle Mail Steamship Line. Requisitioned for the war effort and serving as a hospital ship, she was mined in the English Channel in late 1916.|
The first Class dining room was presumably reserved for officers. To the reverse of the menu is a price list of wines, etc.
First employed as a troopship for the Gallipoli campaign, landing the 6th and 7th Bns., Australian Imperial Force, at Anzac Cove on the morning of 25th April 1915.
|Item Date||6th October 1916|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Richard Marshall (Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library Submission Day 8th April 2008)|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Alan S. Mallett|