Historic shipwrecks hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceanography of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, on H.R. 74 a bill to establish the title of states in certain abandoned shipwrecks ... H.R. 2071 a bill to assure protection of certain historic abandoned shipwrecks by requiring responsible salvage ... April 21, 1987. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oceanography.

Cover of: Historic shipwrecks | United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oceanography.

Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .

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  • Shipwrecks -- United States.,
  • Historic sites -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Salvage -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .M473 1987b
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 205 p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2495361M
LC Control Number87602513

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