The Dreadnought Seamen's hospital
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The hospital's costsRunning the Seamen’s Hospital was an expensive business. For example, in 1892 total expenditure for the year amounted to £15,215.
That cost was made up of, among other things, nearly £5,000 for food and drink, just over £1,000 for medical materials, £2,300 for wages, and nearly £2,000 that was spent on the society’s other branches.