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- ensure that the new calculated tonnages "did not differ too greatly" from the traditional gross and net register tonnages. Both GT and NT are obtained by...
- Tonnage is a measure of the cargo-carrying capacity of a ship. The term derives from the taxation paid on tuns or casks of wine. In modern maritime usage...
- such as gross tonnage or net tonnage (or their more archaic forms gross register tonnage or net register tonnage). Deadweight tonnage was historically...
- Net tonnage (often abbreviated as NT, N.T. or nt) is a dimensionless index calculated from the total moulded volume of the ship's cargo spaces by using...
- Tonnage and poundage were duties and taxes first levied in Edward II's reign on every tun (cask) of imported wine, which came mostly from Spain and Portugal...
- A tonnage tax is a taxation mechanism that can be applied to shipping companies. The tax is determined by the Net tonnage of the entire fleet of vessels...
- deadweight tonnage or displacement. Gross register tonnage was defined by the Moorsom Commission in 1854. Gross and net register tonnages were replaced...
- fought each other in the largest naval battle in history in terms of gross tonnage sunk, the Battle of Leyte Gulf. The United States eventually developed...
- States Navy. Retrieved 2008-03-24. Military Sealift Command. "Definitions, Tonnages and Equivalents". MSC Ship Inventory. United States Navy. Retrieved 2008-03-24...
- five to six months, before American intervention could have an effect. Tonnage sunk rose above 500,000 tons per month from February to July. It peaked...
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