Study of Vessel Transfer, Trade-in, and Reserve Fleet Policies: Hearings Before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, 85th Congress, First Session

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Page 686 - ... owned and operated under the United States flag by citizens of the United States insofar as may be practicable, and (D) composed of the best-equipped, safest, and most suitable types of vessels, constructed in the United States and manned with a trained and efficient citizen personnel. It is hereby declared to be the policy of the United States to foster the development and encourage the maintenance of such a merchant marine.
Page 168 - Commission to requisition or purchase any vessel or other watercraft owned by citizens of the United States, or under construction within the United States, or for any period during such emergency, to requisition or charter the use of any such property.
Page 686 - 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 72 - citizen of the United States" Include a corporation, partnership, or association only If It is a citizen of the United States within the meaning of section 2 of the Shipping Act, 1916, as amended (USC, title 46, sec.
Page 104 - States (a) if the title to 75 per centum of its stock is not vested in such citizens free from any trust or fiduciary obligation in favor of any person not a citizen of the United States...
Page 104 - Act no corporation, partnership, or association shall be deemed a citizen of the United States unless the controlling interest therein is owned by citizens of the United States, and, in the case of a corporation, unless its president or other chief executive officer and the chairman of its board of directors are citizens of the United States...
Page 686 - That it is necessary for the national defense and for the proper growth of its foreign and domestic commerce that the United States shall have a merchant marine of the best equipped and most suitable types of vessels sufficient to carry the greater portion of its commerce and serve as a naval or military auxiliary in time of war or national emergency, ultimately to be owned and operated privately by citizens of the United States...
Page 655 - 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 water-borne commerce and a substantial portion of the water-borne export and import foreign commerce of the United States...
Page 54 - That when the United States is at war or during any national emergency, the existence of which is declared by proclamation of the President...
Page 367 - Government"), acting through the United States Atomic Energy Commission (hereinafter called the "Commission"), and (hereinafter called the "Contractor").

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