cargo holds are still stocked with munition, though the weaponry sunk with the ships is still considered dangerous.
In one story, a grandmother awakes to find herself on a cargo ship devoid of crew but full of other confused grandmothers.
Thus it attracted a wave of cowboy operators to fly passengers and cargo between cities.
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.