Now they could no longer enter the ports of that or of any other of the West India islands, with their prizes and cargoes.
cargoes of army stores were transported between Buffalo and Detroit.
Then in all haste they unloaded their cargoes and were away again like flitting birds.
Six of them returned with cargoes of crockery, bar iron, pig iron, and salt.
There's three or four American clipper ships in port with cargoes that must be sold, and no demand.
This was done, and the Dutch lost three ships with their cargoes.
The ships which were built were not generally employed in our trade, but with their cargoes sent to Europe and sold.
Men who deliver the cargoes of colliers in the river Thames into lighters.
My floor is strewn thick with ribs of ships and skeletons of men; with chests of treasure, bales and casks and cargoes.
We had believed him to be all right, and he had ready access to our ports with his cargoes.
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.