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TON. Twenty hundred weight, each hundred weight being one hundred and twelve pounds avoirdupois. See act of congress of Aug. 30, 1842, c. 270, s. 20.

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786) of long tons in brackets) Sources: Manse (1978), LeLievre (2005), St.
5 million long tons of biomass, or a three-year supply of raw materials at a site in Hearst.
In fact, the Chief Mate of the USNS Red Cloud stated that this was the heaviest load the vessel had ever carried- 1505 pieces of cargo, 270,272 square feet displacing 18,946 long tons.
The second shiplift would accommodate vessels up to 250 feet in length weighing up to 2,500 long tons.
1 million long tons, driven by an increase in oil products, containerized cargo and grains.
The cranes will be capable of lifting container loads weighing up to 65 long tons.
1 million long tons, a 63% increase compared to the first quarter of 2016 (1 long ton = 1.