Navy Department Appropriation Bill for 1939: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Seventy-fifth Congress, Third Session, on the Navy Department Appropriation Bill for 1939

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Page 324 - ... 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, or manufactured, as the case may be, in the United States, shall be acquired for public use.
Page 122 - There is a great deal of work that has to be done on these forests in the way of stand improvement, fire prevention, and improvements of one kind and another.
Page 65 - 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 65 - Except as provided in Article 20, the tonnage laid down in any category subject to limitation in accordance with Article 16 shall not exceed the amount necessary to reach the maximum allowed tonnage of the category, or to replace vessels that become "overage" before the 31st December, 1936. Nevertheless, replacement tonnage may be laid down for cruisers and submarines that become "overage" in 1937, 1938 and 1939, and for destroyers that become "overage
Page 298 - Navy, such employment would be advantageous to the public interests, and messes temporarily set up on shore for officers attached to seagoing vessels, to aviation units based on seagoing vessels including officers...
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...
Page 561 - AND DOCKS. The duties of the Bureau of Yards and Docks comprise all that relates to the design and construction of public works, such as dry docks, marine railways, building ways, harbor works, quay walls, piers, wharves, slips, dredging, landings, floating and stationary cranes, power plants, coaling plants; heating, lighting, telephone, water, sewer, and railroad systems; roads, walks, and grounds; bridges, radio towers, and all buildings, for whatever purpose needed, under the Navy and Marine...
Page 62 - In particular, except in the case of persistent refusal to stop on being duly summoned, or of active resistance to visit or 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 64 - 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...

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