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Congressional Edition Volume 7348 (Paperback) Loot Price: R916 Discovery Miles 9 160
Congressional Edition Volume 7348 (Paperback): United States Congress
Congressional Edition Volume 7348 (Paperback): United States Congress

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Congressional Edition Volume 7348 (Paperback)

United States Congress

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 Excerpt: ... with the district officer and the division engineer in recommending a survey in order to determine the extent and advisability of further improvement, including estimates for depths of 33 and 35 feet across the bar and channel width of 800 feet. For the board: Frederic V. Abbot, Colonel, Corps of Engineers, Senior Member of the Board. Total value of exports from Gulf ports, fiscal years 1908-1914. LETTER OF THE CHAIRMAN THE MARITIME COMMITTEE OF THE GALVESTON COTTON EXCHANGE AND BOARD OF TRADE. Galveston, Tex., May 18, 1915. Dear Sir: I take pleasure in giving you my views on the great desirability of our having an increased depth of water in Galveston Harbor, in line with your recent circular which has reference to a navigable channel of 35 feet. With an increase of 5 feet over the present draft of water, it is obvious that a considerable number of vessels which do not now come here would come and could safely be loaded to their maximum depth of over 30 feet. All such vessels would, of course, be of larger than the average size, and the mere fact that they could come here to load would be the means of supplying more freight room than is now available. This in turn would be the cause of considerable saving to exporters, as the larger the available supply of room the more economically can freight be moved. Large quantities of heavy freight are now seeking this port Inwards and outwards. Steel billets, spelter, rails, ores, and corn and wheat are all turning this way. The larger the vessel and the more water available the more economically can all of this class of cargo be handled. The volume of wheat that now moves through this gateway is coming in vastly increased quantities, and the mere fact that vessels can not load to their maximum draft on account of ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: United States Congress
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 326
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-88202-9
Barcode: 9781235882029
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-88202-0

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