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Moorsom System

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The Moorsom System is a method created in Great Britain of calculating the tonnage or cargo capacity of sailing ships as a basis for assessing harbour and other vessel fees. [1]

3 relations: Builder's Old Measurement, Great Britain, Tonnage.

Builder's Old Measurement

Builder's Old Measurement (BOM, bm, OM, and o.m.) is the method used in England from approximately 1650 to 1849 for calculating the cargo capacity of a ship.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Tonnage

Tonnage is a measure of the cargo-carrying capacity of a ship.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moorsom_System

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