Disposition of nuclear ship Savannah
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Disposition of nuclear ship Savannah report (to accompany H.R. 5867) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Savannah (Nuclear ship)

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SeriesReport / House of Representatives -- no. 96-1220
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14213492M

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