Luncheon menu from H.M. Hospital Ship S.S. "Llandovery Castle" (First Class) (2)

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Menu card from S.S. "Llandovery Castle" of the Union-Castle Mail Steamship Line. Requisitioned for the war effort and serving as a hospital ship, she was torpedoed off southern Ireland on 27th June 1918 by U-86. After the crew abandoned ship, the submarine surfaced and ran down the lifeboats, firing on people in the water. One lifeboat crew of 24 survived out of 258 men and women onboard. Editor's Comment: The first Class dining room was...