Blog Archives

Lady Nelson

On 14th October 1809, The Lady Nelson, Captain Bernard Wade, was shipwrecked on a voyage from Oporto to Liverpool, off the Skelligs, Co. Kerry. The 200 tonne vessel contained a cargo of wine and fruit. 25 souls perished in the disaster.

Posted in Ships Tagged with: , , , ,
Why are goods transported on land called a "shipment" and why are goods transported by sea called "cargo"?