English to Afrikaans Meaning :: shipload

Shipload :
skeepsvrag
- skeepsvrag

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Noun(1) the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car

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(1) They lived and worked as ‘free persons’ even when a Portuguese vessel arrived with the first shipload of blacks enslaved in 1629.(2) British punk bands were emerging by the shipload(3) In 1507, a year after seizing power, Afonso sent to Portugal a shipload of copper and ivory.(4) A shipload of guns was sent to Yemen and operatives dispatched to help tribesmen fight US troops in Somalia.(5) The rulers of the British Empire fell for the sweet talk and sent the first shipload of British convicts to the Cape.(6) A shipload of tourists watched from the armchair comfort of a cruise ship at anchor off Russia's Antarctic base of Mirny.(7) The government even refused entry to a shipload of desperate Jews, who instead sailed back to Europe on a voyage of the damned.(8) In Norfolk, Virginia, a whole shipload of watching sailors let out a gang-whoop of recognition.(9) A ship called the Jolly George was awaiting a shipload of arms destined for Polish troops in London's East End docks in May.(10) The immigrants worked as free people until 1629 when a Portuguese vessel arrived with the first shipload of blacks captured off the west coast of Africa.(11) Marble was delivered there by the shipload , cut, and redistributed.(12) One shipload is equivalent to 40 to 50 lorry loads.(13) Some others were so enthusiastic about sending a shipload of rice to Cuba that they seemed to forget about the famine deaths that were being reported from different parts of India.(14) a shipload of food and medical aid was sent(15) The Jakarta Police confiscated a shipload of undocumented logs that arrived here from Central Kalimantan, an officer revealed on Friday.(16) Two shiploads of cranes were exported from the port to Barcelona in January.
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(1) shipload ::
skeepsvrag
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Noun
1. boatload ::
bootsvrag
2. carload ::
motor vol
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