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Published by Bellman publishing company, inc. in Boston, Mass .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • United States. Navy.,
  • United States. Coast Guard.,
  • Merchant marine -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 24.

Statementby Lieutenant Commander Palmer A. Niles.
SeriesVocational and professional monographs,, no. 27
LC ClassificationsHF5381 .V53 no. 27
The Physical Object
Paginationcover-title, 24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6433804M
LC Control Number42009352

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