Noun(1) an officer on a merchant ship in charge of the cargo and its sale and purchase
(1) Born in the Netherlands in 1739, van Braam first went to China in 1758 as a supercargo for the Dutch East India Company.(2) The piece consists of a conversation between a female captain and a male supercargo on a massive container vessel headed for Vancouver.(3) Similar facilities are provided for the supercargo crew of two officers, twelve NCOs and 36 enlisted crew members.(4) The origin of the museum was the East India Marine Society, which was founded in 1799 by shipmasters and supercargoes who had collectively amassed forty-three hundred objects made in China, Japan, India, Africa, and Oceania.(5) This was applied in the normal way to the foreign community, whose chiefs - supercargoes and ships' captains - could thus be held responsible for crimes committed by those under their authority.(6) As the ship sails, supercargoes can find specific vehicles as needed.
(1) super :: super
Different Formssupercargo, supercargoes
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