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Usage examples for cargo

  1. Sailing for Wilmington with a full cargo, she was captured off the coast of North Carolina. – The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner by John Wilkinson
  2. During his long life he and his men never went forth in their black- prowed ships without returning with the joyous shouts of the victor, with for cargo the rich spoil they had won from their enemies. – A Book of Myths by Jean Lang
  3. And we've got to get a cargo back. – Feline Red by Robert Sampson
  4. The Protector, with its valuable cargo on board, including myself, left Port Adelaide in the afternoon. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  5. None was for cargo. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  6. Get your cargo aboard, he said, and we'll take off in about five minutes. – Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines by Ruthe S. Wheeler
  7. Walking was the only way of getting to the place, except twice a week when a little cargo boat went down the canal, and took some hours about it. – The Good Comrade by Una L. Silberrad
  8. This however became unnecessary, because a steamer, which was to start for Petropaulovsk as soon as its cargo was on board, had anchored by the side of the Vega two days after our arrival. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  9. Singing Arrow, I have brandy in my cargo. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  10. The good man set off, but when he reached the port, he was obliged to go to law about the cargo, and it ended in his returning as poor as he came. – Bo-Peep Story Books by Anonymous
  11. Do you know what cargo she was taking in here? – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  12. He made her acquaintance very fast, but Kah- go- mish had his hands full of duties belonging to his pack- mule cargo, and he did not come again. – The Red Mustang by William O. Stoddard
  13. As they'll no doubt back her off, we'll wait a while, to give them time to ship their cargo. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  14. He's the one who set our men ashore- then announced he was taking the cargo in payment. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  15. Believing the rajah's power to be broken, he had been on his way down, laden with a good cargo of tin, when he was summoned by a prahu to stop. – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  16. " It seems to me," said the infanta, " that Your Majesty knows it will be two weeks before the ship's cargo is loaded and it's ready to weigh anchor. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  17. It was time they did, for the captain was just going to land his cargo of cats, when a deputation of mice brought him the precious bronze ring. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  18. The sea gives up her cargo slowly. – Uncle William The Man Who Was Shif'less by Jennette Lee
  19. I raised another cargo of cotton among my friends, and it is now on board of this vessel. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
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