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America"s merchant marine

Bankers Trust Company (New York, N.Y.)

America"s merchant marine

a presentation of its history and development to date with chapters on related subjects.

by Bankers Trust Company (New York, N.Y.)

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Published by Bankers Trust Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Merchant marine -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE745 .B3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination257 p.
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6623386M
      LC Control Number20004907
      OCLC/WorldCa1725976

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