The Merchant Marine Act, 1936, the Shipping Act, 1916, and related acts (as amended through the 97th Congress) January 6, 1983. by United States

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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.
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LC ClassificationsKF2602 1983
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Paginationviii, 337 p. ;
Number of Pages337
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Open LibraryOL2818221M
LC Control Number83603141

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