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Commerce

Shipping is about transporting goods and cargo.

Virtually every product ever made, bought, or sold has been affected by shipping. Discover more about them in the articles below!

“Whale Products”
whale products Sea History 109: page 22
“For Sale – ‘By the Candle”
cargo auctions Sea History 106: page 28
“The Christmas Tree Ships of Lake Michigan”
Christmas-tree ship Sea History 113: page 22
“A Coffee-Dark Sea”
coffee houses Sea History 107: page 28
“Inside the Box”
containers on ships Sea History 114: page 20