Merchant Marine Study (transfers to Foreign Flag): Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States Senate, Eighty-third Congress, Second Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 173 to Investigate Certain Problems Relating to Interstate and Foreign Commerce. March 24, 1954, Parts 1-3

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Page 82 - States, or transfer or place under foreign registry or flag, any vessel or any interest therein owned in whole or in part by a citizen of the United States...
Page 229 - Commission to the extent by it deemed necessary; and (B) in case of a vessel or vessels not constructed under the provisions of this title or not purchased from the Commission, (i) said construction is completed within six months from the date of the construction contract, to the extent of not less than 5 per centum thereof (or in case the contract covers more than one vessel, the construction of the first vessel so contracted for is so completed to the extent of not less than 5 per centum) as estimated...
Page 21 - Any person affected by any provision of this part may file an application for an adjustment or exception upon the ground that such provision works an exceptional hardship upon him, not suffered by others, or that its enforcement against him would not be in the interest of the national defense program. Such an application may be made by letter or telegram addressed to the Under Secretary for Transportation, Washington 25, DC, reference Tl.
Page 6 - ... capable of serving as a naval and military auxiliary in time of war or national emergency...
Page 2 - Vessels registered pursuant to law and no others, except such as shall be duly qualified according to law for carrying on the coasting or fishing trade, shall be deemed vessels of the United States...
Page 24 - No person shall take on board any ship documented under the laws of the United States or any aircraft registered under the laws of the United States...
Page 16 - The Administrator shall, in providing for the procurement of commodities under authority of this title, take such steps as may be necessary to assure, so far as is practicable, that at least 50 per centum of the gross tonnage of commodities, procured •within the United States out of funds made available under this title and transported abroad on ocean vessels, is so transported on United States flag vessels to the extent such vessels are available at market rates.
Page 21 - No person shall be held liable for damages or penalties for any default under any contract...
Page 6 - 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 and to provide shipping service on all routes essential for maintaining the flow of such domestic and foreign waterborne commerce at all times...
Page 23 - ... of the Office of International Trade, arms and ammunition, and commodities controlled under the Atomic Energy Act (see section 2 of this Interpretation). Transportation Order T-2 applies to the transportation of commodities of any kind which are destined to Communist China (Order T-2 also prohibits American ships and aircraft from calling at any port or place in Communist China). Since Communist China is in...

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