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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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America-class ships are 844 feet long, 106 feet wide and displace 44,971 long tons, and can accommodate a crew of 1,204 (102 officers) and 1,687 troops.
Containerized and break-bulk cargo weighing 4,714 long tons were offloaded from MV American Tern onto a 20-foot thick floating ice pier and then trucked to numerous storage locations throughout McMurdo Station and Scott Base.
The length of three football fields, Benavidez, is 950-feet-long, has a beam of slightly over 100 feet, a draft of 34 feet and displaces 62,000 long tons.
41 long tons but the country was able to satisfy its export quota to the European Union (EU), said Joseph Alfred, General Manager of the St.
The work scope of the first project includes engineering, procurement and modular fabrication of a 200 long tons per day (LTD) sulfur recovery unit and an associated tail gas treating unit at a refinery in the San Francisco Bay area.
While deployed to the highest, driest, and coldest continent on earth in support of Operation Deep Freeze, Sailors from NCHB 1 completed an offload of 4,882 long tons of supplies for the upcoming winter season at McMurdo (U.
5 million long tons of biomass, or approximately a three-year supply of raw materials, are now on HEO's Ontario site.