A London term for sailing barges that sought cargo, carrying cargo for other merchants at a fee, rather than for the owner.

Related Terms

BARGE CARRIERS

Ships designed to carry barges.

BULK CARGO

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

TRAMP FREIGHTER

A cargo ship engaged in the tramp trade.

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

TO HAUL

To change the course of a sailing vessel to bring the wind farther forward, usually used with up, such as haul up.

DUNNAGE

Cushioning material placed among cargo to prevent their motion

GENERAL CARGO

Non-bulk cargo. The cargo may be of various kinds

FARDAGE

A wood placed in bottom of ship to keep cargo dry

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