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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.
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.
The total cargo was 357 long tons, or 1,966 measurement tons.
8 million long tons during the period, driven by a 10.