Translation of supercargo in Spanish:


sobrecargo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsupərˌkɑrɡoʊ//suːpəˈkɑːɡəʊ/


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    sobrecargo masculine
    • Born in the Netherlands in 1739, van Braam first went to China in 1758 as a supercargo for the Dutch East India Company.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • As the ship sails, supercargoes can find specific vehicles as needed.
    • The piece consists of a conversation between a female captain and a male supercargo on a massive container vessel headed for Vancouver.
    • Similar facilities are provided for the supercargo crew of two officers, twelve NCOs and 36 enlisted crew members.