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How heavy is 428 hundredweight?

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It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship.
In other words, 428 hundredweight is 1.72 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 0.581 times that amount.
(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 249 hundredweight. The anchor of the QE2 now sits in front of the Holyrood Church in Southampton, England, United Kingdom, along a pedestrian tourist route known as "the QE2 mile."
It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as an Elephant.
In other words, 428 hundredweight is 2.584 times the weight of an Elephant, and the weight of an Elephant is 0.387 times that amount.
(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
It's about three times as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex.
In other words, the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is 0.33 times 428 hundredweight.
(for FMNH PR2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
It's about one-fourth as heavy as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, 428 hundredweight is 0.27 times the weight of The Space Shuttle, and the weight of The Space Shuttle is 3.7 times that amount.
(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
When empty, the space shuttle Endeavour weighs 1,600 hundredweight. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 440 hundredweight.
It's about five times as heavy as a Hippopotamus.
In other words, 428 hundredweight is 5.18 times the weight of a Hippopotamus, and the weight of a Hippopotamus is 0.193 times that amount.
(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Blue Whale.
In other words, 428 hundredweight is 0.1858 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 5.382 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus)
It's about seven times as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale.
In other words, 428 hundredweight is 7.2 times the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 0.14 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)