Hearings of Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee on Merchant Marine Act of 1936 and the Ship Sales Act of 1946: Hearings Before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, Second Session on H.J. Res. 377 ... H.J. Res. 398 ... H.J. Res. 412 ... and H.J. Res. 413 ... March 17, 23, 31, April 1, 7, 8, 22, 28, 29, 30, May 6, 12, 13, 14, 1948
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948 - 826 էջ
Considers status of U.S. merchant marine and shipbuilding industry, and considers legislation to extend and revise shipbuilding construction differential subsidy programs.
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active additional ALLEN amended American amount apply authorized BAILEY basis BRADLEY building built cargo carriers carry CHAIRMAN charter coast committee companies competition completed Congress consideration construction continue contracts Corp cost Council course depreciation drydocks earnings effect emergency existing facilities fact figures fleet foreign funds give going Government gross tons HAND important Includes increased industry interest investment limited lines maintain March Maritime Commission matter mean ment merchant marine MoRGAN national security naval Navy necessary operation owners passenger percent period practically present President production Public question reason reference repair represent reserve result routes SANFORD ship repairing shipbuilding ships shipyards SMITH statement steel subsidy thing tion tonnage trade United vessels yards
Էջ 80 - ... owned and operated under the United States flag by citizens of the United States insofar as may be practicable, and (d) composed of the best-equipped, safest, and most suitable types of vessels, constructed in the United States and manned with a trained and efficient citizen personnel. It is hereby declared to be the policy of the United States to foster the development and encourage the maintenance of such a merchant marine.
Էջ 77 - It is necessary for the national defense and development of its foreign and domestic commerce that the United States shall have a merchant marine (a) sufficient to carry its domestic waterborne commerce and a substantial portion of the waterborne export and import foreign commerce of the United States...
Էջ 658 - Any and all notes, debentures, bonds, or other such obligations issued by the corporation shall be exempt both as to principal and interest from all taxation (except surtaxes, estate, inheritance, and gift taxes) now or hereafter imposed by the United States, by any Territory, dependency, or possession thereof, or by any State, county, municipality, or local taxing authority.
Էջ 88 - Marine (A) sufficient to carry its domestic waterborne commerce and a substantial portion of the waterborne export and import foreign commerce of the United States and to provide shipping service on all routes essential for maintaining the flow of such domestic and foreign waterborne commerce at all times...
Էջ 662 - Treasury shall pay to the holders the amount thereof, which is hereby authorized to be appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and thereupon to the extent of the amount so paid the Secretary of the Treasury shall succeed to all the rights of the holders of such debentures.
Էջ 673 - ... capable of serving as a naval and military auxiliary in time of war or national emergency...
Էջ 667 - ... a lien for damages arising out of tort, for wages of a stevedore when employed directly by the owner, operator, master, ship's husband, or agent of the vessel, for wages of the crew of the vessel, for general average, and for salvage, including contract salvage.
Էջ 663 - States (a) if the title to 75 per centum of its stock is not vested in such citizens free from any trust or fiduciary obligation in favor of any person not a citizen of the United States...
Էջ 17 - For want of a nail, a shoe was lost; For want of a shoe, a horse was lost...