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It depends... if the harbor the ship was loaded in was of fairly low salinity, the change in draft may not be too significant... this can often occur if the harbor has a river and there have been very strong heavy rains for a significant period of time...since the river flow would be higher than normal—resulting in lower salinity in the harbor it feeds.

It also depends on the temperature of the water, since water gets denser as it gets colder... so going from a cold salt water port to a warm fresh water port would result in the greatest change in draft.
 
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