The 1933 Navy
Reprinted from the 1971 Commissaryman
3&2 rate training manual
The present Navy ration law is authorized
by 10 U.S. Code 6082. The navy ration is a quantity
allowance of food. Each person, so entitles, may be
served the following quantities of food each day:
8 oz. biscuit, or 12 oz. soft
bread or 12 oz. flour
12 oz. preserved meat, or 14 oz.
salt or smoked meat, or 20 oz. fresh meat or
fresh fish or poultry
12 oz. dried vegetables, or 18
oz. canned vegetables, or 44 oz. fresh vegetables
4 oz. dried fruit, or 10 oz.
canned fruit, or 6 oz. preserved fruit, or 16 oz.
fresh fruit, or 6 oz. canned fruit or vegetable
juices or 1 oz. powdered fruit juices or 6/10 oz.
concentrated fruit juices
2 oz. cocoa, or 2 oz. coffee or
½ oz. tea
4 oz. evaporated milk, or 1 oz.
powdered milk, or ½ pt. fresh milk
1.6 oz. butter
1.6 oz. cereal, or rice, or
½ oz. cheese
1.6 oz. lard or lard substitutes
2/5 gill oils, or sauces, or
5 oz. sugar
Baking powder, and soda, flavoring
extracts, mustard, pepper, pickles, salt, syrup, spices
and yeast as required.