Hearings

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Page 324 - Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and unless the head of the department or independent establishment concerned shall determine it to be inconsistent with the public interest, or the cost to be unreasonable, only such unmanufactured articles, materials, and supplies as have been mined or produced in the United States, and only such manufactured articles, materials, and supplies as have been manufactured in the United States substantially all from articles, materials, or supplies mined, produced,...
Page 276 - ... transportation of sick or insane enlisted men and apprentice seamen to hospitals, with subsistence and transfers en route, or cash in lieu thereof...
Page 67 - The keels of replacement tonnage shall not be laid down more than three years before the year in which the vessel to be replaced becomes "over-age...
Page 46 - AN ACT To establish the composition of the United States Navy with respect to the categories of vessels limited by the treaties signed at Washington, February 6, 1922, and at London, April 22, 1930, at the limits prescribed by those treaties ; to authorize the construction of certain naval vessels; and for other purposes," approved March 27, 1934, 48 Stat.
Page 124 - The station was built in a hurry, in war time, it is frame construction, and the buildings are not really in anything like a satisfactory state. There is a constant expense involved in maintaining them, and we are endeavoring to get the replacement of some of them. Pending that, replacement there is a great deal of work that has to be done. These are not by any means the only items, but these are the most serious items that should be taken up. Essential repairs to buildings U-6 and U-7. These are...
Page 67 - A vessel shall be deemed to be "over-age" when the following number of years have elapsed since the date of its completion : (a) For a surface vessel exceeding 3,000 tons (3,048 metric tons) but not exceeding 10,000 tons...
Page 64 - Law to which surface vessels are subject. (2) In particular, except in the case of persistent refusal to stop on being duly summoned, or of active resistance to visit and search, a warship whether surface vessel or submarine, may not sink or render incapable of navigation a merchant vessel without having first placed passengers, crew and ship's papers in a place of safety.
Page 281 - Navy in time of war or during the existence of a national emergency declared by the President...
Page 66 - In time of war, Turkey not being belligerent, warships shall enjoy complete freedom of transit and navigation through the Straits under the same conditions as those laid down in Articles 10 to 18. Vessels of war belonging to belligerent Powers shall not, however, pass through the Straits except in cases arising out of the application of Article 25 of the present Convention, and in cases of assistance rendered to a State victim...
Page 252 - That is on account of extra compensation for spotters and rangekeepers, which Commander Blandy can explain. Commander BLANDY. During the past year there has been an authorization for the fleet to use enlisted men for spotting gunfire and as rangekeeper operators. For many years these have been officers' duties, but on the small ships it has been very difficult to obtain officers with the required amount of training and experience because the only officers available for these duties are the youngest...

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