Economic survey of the American merchant marine.

by United States. Maritime Commission.

Publisher: U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington

Written in English
Published: Pages: 85 Downloads: 116
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Subjects:

  • Merchant marine -- United States.,
  • Shipping -- United States.

Edition Notes

Issued also as House doc. 392, 75th Congress, 2d session.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE745 .A38 1937
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 85 p.
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6360293M
LC Control Number37028972
OCLC/WorldCa3038897

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