I don't mean yachts or ferries, but proper working ships: cargo and container and bulk and gas and oil, the ones we no longer see.
cargo holds are still stocked with munition, though the weaponry sunk with the ships is still considered dangerous.
Pressurization exerts forces on any potential weak point, and that includes doors and cargo hold latches.
In one story, a grandmother awakes to find herself on a cargo ship devoid of crew but full of other confused grandmothers.
As a result, his bank accounts were frozen, despite his claims he was merely operating a cargo airline servicing African hotspots.
It was no easy matter to transfer the cargo from the submerged boat.
At last, satisfied with his estimate of the cargo's valuation, he turned.
In a few days the Packet received her cargo, consisting chiefly of tobacco and molasses.
There was no manifest, for there was no cargo to be invoiced.
If you will lend me money enough to buy a pair of oxen I will begin to team a cargo of nitrate down myself.
1650s, "freight loaded on a ship," from Spanish cargo "burden," from cargar "to load, impose taxes," from Late Latin carricare "to load on a cart" (see charge (v.)). South Pacific cargo cult is from 1949. Cargo pants attested from 1977.