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Ship Provisioning is Skilled and Intricate Job

Preparations are made to provide food for a luxury cruise on an ocean liner.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 97 | Year : 1957 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Steam liner out of Heads of Sydney Harbour. On voyage, group of diners seated at table in evening dress being served by waiters. Chefs in galley, cooks preparing food including turning steak preparing and icing cakes. Waiters collecting laden plates for afternoon tea. Store superintendent at desk studying papers with man ordering food. Sacks of supplies loaded onto ship up conveyor belt. Meat carcass hoisted from wharf to ship. Crates of eggs lifted on and boxes of fruit up conveyor belt. Store superintendent inspecting and tasting strawberries. Large number of whole cheeses in cool room. Frozen poultry and sea food. People on wharf waving good bye to departing ship, ticker tape.
Access No. 40418 | 3 mins 22 secs | 1950s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |