American Merchant Marine. by United States. Congress. House. Committee of Conference

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Subjects:

  • United States. -- Congress -- Conference committees,
  • Merchant marine,
  • Merchant mariners

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Other titlesConference report on bill for merchant marine
SeriesH.rp.1093
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination36 p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16133540M

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