There were three types of shoes found on board the USS Cairo. The storeroom contained an unused style of Navy issue shoes. The Navy shoes were black leather high tops with leather strings; soles were three layered and heels four layered. Hobnails were used on the sole and heel. These shoes were made using lasts for left and right feet.
Wood. L 27, W 5.6, TH 7 cm; Leather. L 29.8 cm; W (of sole) 9.8 cm; H 12.4 cm; Leather. L 25.4 cm; W (of sole) 8.7 cm; H 9.5 cm; Leather. L 26 cm, Heel Layers: 0.4 cm, Shank: T(2) X 0.5 cm; Leather. L 25.4 cm; W (of sole) 8.7 cm; H 9.5 cm
The wide array of coins reflects the varied backgrounds of men aboard the Cairo. The following coins were recovered: Irish Half Penny George III with a hole in harp on one side, a Portuguese 80 Reis dating back to the late 1700's, A large English Penny, Queen Victoria dated 1855, A U.S. silver Three-Cent Piece dated 1861 and an Indian-Head Penny also dated 1861.
Copper. Dia 2.9, TH .16 cm; Silver. Dia 2.2, TH less than .16 cm; Copper. Dia 1.9, TH less than .32 cm; Silver. Dia 1.4 cm, TH less than .16 cm