United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation: Hearings Before the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Sixty-fifth Congress, Second-[third] Session, on S.Res. 170, Directing the Committee on Commerce to Investigate All Matters Connected with the Building of Merchant Vessels Under the Direction of the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation, and Report Its Findings to the Senate, Together with Its Recommendations Thereon. [Dec. 21, 1917-, Jan. 30, 1919].
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1918
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
additional Admiral Bowles Agent agreed American amount assistant authority BLOOMFIELD building built called CARRY cause cent CHAIRMAN changes charge clerk coast committee completed construction contract contractor cost course delay delivery district Donald Emergency Fleet Corporation engineer estimated fact feet FERGUSON FERRIS follows four furnish give Government houses hulls HURLEY increase inspector labor lumber machinery manager material matter mean months necessary operation organization Owner Pacific paid payment Piez plans plant present president purchase question reason record referred requisitioned Rough schedule Senator BANKHEAD Senator CALDER Senator HARDING Senator Johnson Senator Jones Senator Nelson Shipbuilding Shipping Board shipyard specifications statement steel stenographer STEVENS thing timber tion tonnage tons understand United vessels wages wood wooden ships yard York
Page 392 - President, is unsatisfactory to the person entitled to receive the same, such person shall be paid seventy-five per centum of the amount so determined by the President and shall be entitled to sue the United States to recover such further sum as, added to said seventy-five per centum, will make up such amount as will be just compensation therefor, in the manner provided for by section twentyfour, paragraph twenty, and section one hundred and forty-five of the Judicial Code.
Page 262 - States, is or shall be admitted to any share or part of this contract, or to any benefit that may arise therefrom, but this Article shall not apply to this contract so far as it may be within the operation or exception of Section 116 of the Act of Congress approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stats., 1109).
Page 392 - The President may exercise the power and authority hereby vested in him, and expend the money herein and hereafter appropriated through such agency or agencies as he shall determine from time to time...
Page 623 - ... measured over the third, fourth, and fifth inches of a radial line from the pith. Wide-ringed material excluded by this rule will be acceptable, provided that the amount of summer wood as above measured shall be at least one-half.
Page 279 - Contractor , then the time herein fixed for the completion of the work shall be extended for a period equivalent to the time lost by reason of any or all...
Page 434 - Islands, which at the time of coming into such jurisdiction was owned in whole or in part by any corporation, citizen, or subject of any nation with which the United States may be at war...
Page 17 - Charter shall commence on the first day of July and end on the thirtieth day of June following.
Page 12 - The stock of such company shall be deemed personal estate, and shall be transferable in such manner as shall be prescribed by the by-laws of the company ; but no shares shall be transferable until all previous calls thereon shall have been fully paid in...
Page 257 - It is further mutually agreed between the parties hereto that no certificate given or payment made under this contract, except the final certificate or final payment, shall be conclusive evidence of the performance of this contract, either wholly or in part, and that no payment shall be construed to be an acceptance of defective work or improper materials.
Page 623 - Under this heading two classes of timber are designated: (A) dense Southern yellow pine and (B) sound Southern yellow pine. It is understood that these two terms are descriptive of quality rather than of botanical species. (a) Dense Southern Yellow Pine shall show on either end an average of at least six annual rings per inch and at least one-third summer wood...