A multipurpose ship that can carry Ore, heavy dry Bulk goods or Oil. They can make return journeys with cargo rather than empty as single-purpose ships often must.

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BULK CARGO

Cargo such as oil, coal, ore, woodchips, etc. not shipped in bags or containers

BUMPKIN

The spar projecting from stern of ship

TRAMP FREIGHTER

A cargo ship engaged in the tramp trade.

TRAMP FREIGHTER

A cargo ship engaged in the tramp trade.

CORDAGE

Ropes in the rigging of a ship

WEATHER SIDE

The side of a ship exposed to the wind.

CAPACITY PLAN

A plan outlining the spaces available for fuel, cargo, ballast, fresh water, etc, with guides on weight and volume for spaces at various drafts and displacements

COMBI

Vessel designed for a combination of passengers, and different types of cargo.

DERRICK

A device for hoisting and lowering heavy weights, cargo, stores, etc

DUNNAGE

Cushioning material placed among cargo to prevent their motion

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