gross ton

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Recent Examples on the Web Disney Wish will be look similar to the existing fleet coming in at approximately 144,000 gross tons, which is larger than the 130,000 gross tons of Dream and Fantasy, but will have the same number of staterooms: 1,250. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, "Disney Cruise Line terminal to be shut down from June-October," 25 Aug. 2019 The 2,770-passenger, 110,000 gross ton vessel will sail out of PortMiami. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, "Virgin Voyages names second ship Valiant Lady, parking it in the Mediterranean," 15 Nov. 2019 The 145,655 gross ton vessel will offer seven-, 10- and 11-night cruises, all with stops at the line’s newest private destination, Harvest Caye in Belize. Richard Tribou, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Norwegian Cruise Line shuffle sends Breakaway to New Orleans," 3 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of gross ton

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gross ton was circa 1923

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“Gross ton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gross%20ton. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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