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The Online Books Page. Online Books by. United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation. United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation: Posters Issued by the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation: Reproduced in Miniature and Printed in One Impression Only ("book no. 1" apparently only one issued; ) (page images here at . EMERGENCY FLEET CORPORATIONEMERGENCY FLEET CORPORATION. Because of the need during World War I to build ships rapidly, on 16 April the U.S. Shipping Board incorporated the Emergency Fleet Corporation to build, own, and operate a merchant fleet for the U.S. government. It performed these functions until 11 February , when Congress . 2 Payment by the [ U.S. , ] Fleet Corporation of the commercial rate for messages would necessarily increase the charges upon the public treasury to the same extent, and in the same manner, as would the charge of the commercial rate in respect to the business done for the United States directly by the Shipping Board or that done for it. The U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation photograph album, , (SAFR , Pa) is comprised of a photograph album titled "Wooden Shipyards, Eleventh District" containing photographs of hulls under construction for the U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation at Oregon shipyards. The collection has been processed File Size: 63KB.
U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation. hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Sixty-Fifth Congress, third session, on Dec. 19, by United States (Book). Emergency Fleet Corporation, This portion of the Shipscribe web site contains five tables containing data on all the contracts let for construction of standard-design merchant ship during World War I by the Emergency Fleet Corporation, the shipbuilding arm of the U. S. Shipping Board. SHIPPING BOARD, NG BOARD, U.S. The Shipping Board, created by the Shipping Act of , was the first body specifically charged with the supervision of the merchant marine. It controlled the Emergency Fleet Corporation, later the Merchant Fleet Corporation, established in , and carried out World War I and postwar merchant marine policy, particularly an . Official Posters Issued By the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation: Book (Classic Reprint) [Section, United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Official Posters Issued By the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation: Book (Classic Reprint)1/5(1).
The newly created U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation embarked on a course that, in the span of a few pivotal years in American history, came to exhibit mankind’s genius, ignorance, avarice, drive—and folly—for the largest portion of that fleet came to rest on the muddy floor of Mallows Bay/5(10). On Ap , the United States Shipping Board created the Emergency Fleet Corporation, which was to oversee the program. Eventually under the direction of businessman Charles A. Schwab, the Corporation would increase American merchant tonnage from a production of only , tons per year to a fleet that measured over 9 million tons. In April , following U.S. entry into World War I, the U. S. Shipping Board established a commercial enterprise, the Emergency Fleet Corporation (EFC), to build the huge number of merchant ships that the U.S. would need to prosecute the war. Get this from a library! United States Shipping Board and Emergency Fleet Corporation: hearings before the Select Committee to Inquire into the Operations, Policies, and Affairs of the United States Shipping Board and the United States Emergency Fleet Corporation, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, first session, pursuant to House Resolution