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Supply of Shoes to the Fleet

Circular No. 441.
Admiralty 6 Aug 1860.

In order that shoes supplied to HM ships may, as far as practicable, be suited to the wants of the crew, the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are pleased to direct that demands from ships on the Home station shall specify the sizes actually required to be supplied, and the number of pairs of each size.

The following are the sizes kept in store, viz.:-

 

Length of Sole (inches)

Width of Sole (inches)

Fives

10

3

Sixes

10

3

Sevens

10 ⅞

3

Eights

11

3

Nines

11⅝

4

Tens

11

4

On Foreign Stations demands are to be made as at present, and ships will be supplied according to the scale hitherto in force, viz.:-

     
10

Pairs of size

Five
15

do

Six
25

do

Seven
30

do

Eight
15

do

Nine
5

do

Ten

By command of Their Lordships
C. Paget
To all Commanders-in-Chief &c.

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