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Apollo 10 Astronaut's Menu Onboard USS Princeton 1969

Cover - Apollo 10 Astronaut's Menu, USS Princeton LPH-5.

Cover - Apollo 10 Astronaut's Menu, USS Princeton LPH-5.

ASTRONAUT BREAKFAST MENU, CHILLED JUICES - Orange, Passion 
Fruit, Apple, Tomatoe, Pineapple; EGGS, ANY STYLE - Cheese Omelet, Eggs Benedict, Ham & Cheese Omelet, Sunnyside Up, 
Over Easy, Over Hard, Poached; MEATS - Filet Mignon, Ham Steak, Crisp Bacon, Link Sausage, Corned Beef Hash; 
TOAST, CAKES and ROLLS - Hot Cakes, French Toast, Sweet Rolls, Toast and Jelly; CEREAL - Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, 
Frosted Flakes, Raisin Bran Flakes; Beverages - Fresh Milk, Hot Coffee, Hot Tea, Hot Chocolate.

ASTRONAUT BREAKFAST MENU, CHILLED JUICES - Orange, Passion Fruit, Apple, Tomatoe, Pineapple; EGGS, ANY STYLE - Cheese Omelet, Eggs Benedict, Ham & Cheese Omelet, Sunnyside Up, Over Easy, Over Hard, Poached; MEATS - Filet Mignon, Ham Steak, Crisp Bacon, Link Sausage, Corned Beef Hash; TOAST, CAKES and ROLLS - Hot Cakes, French Toast, Sweet Rolls, Toast and Jelly; CEREAL - Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, Frosted Flakes, Raisin Bran Flakes; Beverages - Fresh Milk, Hot Coffee, Hot Tea, Hot Chocolate.

ASTRONAUT DINING MENU, APPETIZERS - Shrimp Cocktail, 
Hawaiian Fruit Cup, French Onion Soup, Chicken Consomme, Fruit Cocktail, Carrot Vichyssoise; CHOICE of ENTREES - 
Steam Boat Roast of Beef, Sirloin Steak, Broiled Rock Lobster Tails, Grilled Steak Chablis, Southern Fried Chicken, 
Grilled Ham Steak; POTATOES - Baked Potato with Sour Cream, French Fried Potatoes, Baked Stuffed Potatoes, 
Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows, Mashed Potatoes, Lyonnaise Potatoes; VEGETABLES - Buttered Fresh Peas, 
Brocolli Hollandaise, Buttered French Cut String Beans, Mixed Green Vegetables, Buttered Cream Corn; 
CHEF'S or ROMAINE SALAD with CHOICE of DRESSING - Roquefort, Italian, Thousand Island, Salad Secret, Cataline, 
French; DESSERTS - Baked Alsaka, Ice Cream Sundae, Strawberry Short Cake, Apple Pie ala Mode; Hot Rolls, Butter and Jam; 
BEVERAGES - Fresh Milk, Hot Coffee, Hot Tea, Iced Tea, Hot Chocolate, Fruit Punch.

ASTRONAUT DINING MENU, APPETIZERS - Shrimp Cocktail, Hawaiian Fruit Cup, French Onion Soup, Chicken Consomme, Fruit Cocktail, Carrot Vichyssoise; CHOICE of ENTREES - Steam Boat Roast of Beef, Sirloin Steak, Broiled Rock Lobster Tails, Grilled Steak Chablis, Southern Fried Chicken, Grilled Ham Steak; POTATOES - Baked Potato with Sour Cream, French Fried Potatoes, Baked Stuffed Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows, Mashed Potatoes, Lyonnaise Potatoes; VEGETABLES - Buttered Fresh Peas, Brocolli Hollandaise, Buttered French Cut String Beans, Mixed Green Vegetables, Buttered Cream Corn; CHEF'S or ROMAINE SALAD with CHOICE of DRESSING - Roquefort, Italian, Thousand Island, Salad Secret, Cataline, French; DESSERTS - Baked Alsaka, Ice Cream Sundae, Strawberry Short Cake, Apple Pie ala Mode; Hot Rolls, Butter and Jam; BEVERAGES - Fresh Milk, Hot Coffee, Hot Tea, Iced Tea, Hot Chocolate, Fruit Punch.

COMMANDING OFFICER - Captain Carl M. Cruse; EXECUTIVE OFFICER - 
Commander Robert W. Carius; SUPPLY OFFICER - Lieutenant Commander Daniel W. McKinnon; WARDROOM OFFICER - 
Ensign James J. Carroll III; FOOD SERVICE OFFICER - Warrant Officer Samuel S. Todd; APOLLO CAKE DECORATOR - 
Froilan Alcomendas SD1; APOLLO CAKE BAKER - Ralph Irlbeck CS2; ASTRONAUT COOKS - Rico Quinto SD2 & Conrado Gatdula.

COMMANDING OFFICER - Captain Carl M. Cruse; EXECUTIVE OFFICER - Commander Robert W. Carius; SUPPLY OFFICER - Lieutenant Commander Daniel W. McKinnon; WARDROOM OFFICER - Ensign James J. Carroll III; FOOD SERVICE OFFICER - Warrant Officer Samuel S. Todd; APOLLO CAKE DECORATOR - Froilan Alcomendas SD1; APOLLO CAKE BAKER - Ralph Irlbeck CS2; ASTRONAUT COOKS - Rico Quinto SD2 & Conrado Gatdula.


Source: Space Flight Recovery Operations Collection: US Navy, Manuscript Collection, Navy Department Library.

Related Source: USS Princeton LPH-5 history, Dictionary of American Fighting Ships.