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Before the days of electricity and refrigeration food had to be preserved and well-suited to transportation for months-long voyages across the ocean.  These are some of the staples of an 18th century sailor’s diet.

 

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Additional Links:

A Swedish video (with subtitles) about 18th century food aboard ships at sea..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwtC_PP98Qs

 

A video about Hard Tack on a ship.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyjcJUGuFVg

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