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CARGO (Span. for " loading," from Lat...

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 330 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CARGO (Span. for " loading," from Lat. carries, car), a ship-load, or the goods (or even, less technically, persons) carried on board a ship; and so, by analogy, a term used for any Jarge amount. The maritime law affecting the cargo of a ship is dealt with in the articles AVERAGE, AFFREIGHTMENT, INSURANCE, SALVAGE, BOTTOMRY, LIEN; and the specialities of cargo-ships under SHIP.
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