Origin of tonnage
Examples from the Web for tonnage
His death is not commensurate with the tonnage of human suffering he caused.
He pointed to an immense dark grey vessel of about the tonnage of the Vaterland.The Conquest of America|Cleveland Moffett
It was to be payable on gross tonnage for mileage sailed both outward and homeward bound, according to speed.Manual of Ship Subsidies|Edwin M. Bacon
They complain of our tonnage duty, but it is because it is not understood.
Marble imports from Italy constitute about two-thirds, both in tonnage and value, of all stone imported into the United States.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith
The sole problem is to cause the tonnage to be most directly and economically transported.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley