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History of American merchant seamen.

Elmo Paul Hohman

History of American merchant seamen.

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Published by Shoe String Press in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Merchant mariners -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAmerican merchant seamen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.S42 U6376
      The Physical Object
      Pagination125 p.
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6197985M
      LC Control Number56006351
      OCLC/WorldCa1683825


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