Development of the American merchant marine and American commerce. by United States. Congress. House

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  • International trade,
  • Merchant marine,
  • Merchant mariners

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Other titlesDevelopment of American merchant marine and commerce, with minority report
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination40 p.
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL17235588M

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