Sentence Examples


  • It is the carrier of a heavy tonnage of coal to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
  • It has two large piers, alongside of which vessels of almost any tonnage can lie.
  • The average number of vessels entering and clearing Algerian ports each year has been, since 1900, about 4000, with a total tonnage of some 6,500,000.
  • The tonnage of vessels clearing from Batavia to countries beyond the archipelago had increased from 879,000 tons in 1887 to nearly 1,500,000 tons by the end of the century.
  • There are steamers plying direct from Brussels to London, and 372 vessels of a total tonnage of 76,000 entered and left the port in 1905.
 

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