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Travelling on a Cargo Ship – 4 Fantastic Voyages

Updated on April 23, 2020
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Lundy Link

Built in 1958, MS Oldenburg is a classic vessel that starts its trip by exiting a gateway terminal off the coast of Devon and then travels all the way to Lundy Island. This two-hour voyage takes place four times every week, carrying both cargo and people. You can book passage for yourself on one of these trips between March and October and enjoy the cool sea breeze of the Bristol Channel.



Coastal Patrol

Fancy a voyage along the coast of England, Wales and the Channel Islands? Well then book your spot THV Patricia today! This massive patrol ship comes with its own passenger dining room, lounge and viewing deck. The bridge itself is always open, so you can always enjoy the sights of Britain’s rugged coastline.

Cook’s Wake


Tour the Pacific coast of Vancouver island aboard an old US Navy minesweeper – it’s a day’s journey that you aren’t likely to forget any time soon. A highlight of the voyage is the passage through Resolution Cove, the famed refuge of the legendary Captain Cook!

Norwegian Passage

First introduced in the late 19th century, the Hurtigruten service now has 11 cargo ships that complete a near-800 mile-long voyage from the coasts of Norway to Kirkenes. The voyage lasts for around 12 days and is constantly blessed with picturesque sights of the secluded Norwegian coast and even the chance to spot the magnificent aurora borealis – the northern lights!

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      Tiarna Georghiou 

      5 weeks ago from Brisbane, Australia

      Wow I had no idea that was possible!! What a cool experience that would be. I would love to read or hear about what its like on the ship!

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