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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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Support to OEF and OIF via the MV Virginian included the movement of more than 70,000 measurement tons of munitions.
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4 million measurement tons from the continental United States to South Vietnam from 1965-1975.

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