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Great Lakes car ferries. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ferries,
  • Ships,
  • Great Lakes (North America)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesTo amend section 27 of merchant marine act, 1920, relative to coastwise trade on Great Lakes
SeriesH.rp.340
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination5 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16176628M

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