TeachMeFinance.com - explain flatted cargo
flatted cargo 'flatted cargo' is an military term. It means '(DOD) Cargo placed in the bottom of the holds, covered with planks and dunnage, and held for future use. Flatted cargo usually has room left above it for the loading of vehicles that may be moved without interfering with the flatted cargo. Frequently, flatted cargo serves in lieu of ballast. Sometimes called understowed cargo'.
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