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The oldest working cargo ship in the world (1873)

Wooden sailing ship at sea. Sails. Rigging

PortandTerminal.com, September 18, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – The 82-foot cargo ship Nordlys — which translates to “Northern Lights” in English — dates back to 1873 making it very possibly the world’s oldest cargo vessel still in operation. The ship is a wooden ketch built on the Isle of Wight, on the southern coast of England, where she began her …

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