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Claims of Wooden-Ship Builders. hearings before the United States House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Sixty-Sixth Congress, second session, on Feb. 4, 1920 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Ships, Wooden -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Shipbuilding contracts -- Law and legislation -- United States

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Considers (66) S. 3451

The Physical Object
Paginationii, 161-195 p
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18101536M

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