The Merchant Marine Memorial Enhancement Act of 1993 report (to accompany H.R. 58) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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  • Merchant ships -- United States,
  • Ships -- United States -- Scrapping,
  • Surplus military property -- United States,
  • Memorials -- United States

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SeriesReport / 103d Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 103-370
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14446981M
OCLC/WorldCa29527446

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