Many nurses and doctors visited the Relief during her visit to Sydney, and found much to interest them. With accommodation in case of emergency for 1800 patients, the Relief is replete with with the appurtenances of a modern hospital. In the operating theatre five operations can be performed simultaneously. The oil supply is used as ballast, usually about 1000 tons, and as this is consumed by the burners water fills its place, so that even with a small supply of oil the ballast is practically the same as regards deadweight. A feature of the ship is the large motor wag[?]gon ambulance for use on shore. The laboratory is fitted with all the modern appliances, and a large number of rabbits and guinea pigs are kept for research purposes. There is usually an ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 369 words
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