Merchant Marine Investment Act of 1993
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Merchant Marine Investment Act of 1993 report (to accompany H.R. 2152 ... referred jointly to the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries and the Committee on Ways and Means) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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  • Shipbuilding industry -- Finance -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Shipping -- Finance -- Law and legislation -- United States

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SeriesReport / 103d Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 103-194
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Open LibraryOL14444785M

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