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'The British cargo ship Dryburgh struck a wreck half-a-mile north-east of Dimlington on November 11th, 1939, while on a voyage from Leith to Antwerp with a cargo of coal and horsemeat.'
From Charles Hocking's Dictionary of Disasters at Sea During the Age of Steam, Including Sailing Ships and Ships of War Lost in Action, 1824–1962 (London, 1969).
I sometimes don't even realise that the Belgians, for example, eat horses. I just would really rather not.