Annual Report of the Commissioner of Navigation to the Secretary of Commerce for the Fiscal Year Ended ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1914 - Shipping
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Page 63 - States from any foreign port or place in North America, Central America, the West India Islands, the Bahama Islands, the Bermuda Islands, or the coast of South America bordering on the Caribbean Sea, or Newfoundland.
Page 26 - If there be a break, a poop, or any other permanent closed-in space on the upper deck, available for cargo or stores, or for the berthing or accommodation of passengers or crew...
Page 63 - An Act to provide revenue, equalize duties, and encourage the industries of the United States, and for other purposes.
Page 27 - Provided, That nothing shall be added to the gross tonnage for any sheltered space above the upper deck which is under cover and open to the weather; that is, not inclosed.
Page 13 - All duties, power, authority and jurisdiction, whether supervisory, appellate or otherwise, now imposed or conferred upon the Secretary of the Treasury by Acts of Congress relating to merchant vessels or yachts, their measurement, numbers, names, registers, enrollments, licenses, commissions, records, mortgages, bills of sale, transfers, entry, clearance, movements and transportation of their cargoes and passengers, owners, officers, seamen, passengers, fees, inspection, equipment for the better...
Page 186 - The decrease of tonnage in this year arises principally from the registered tonnage having been corrected by striking off all vessels the registers of which were granted prior to 1815, which were supposed by the collectors to have been lost at sea, captured, etc.— Joseph Nourse, Register of the Treasury (American State Papers, Vol.
Page 63 - A tonnage duty of two cents per ton, not to exceed in the aggregate ten cents per ton in any one year, is hereby imposed at each entry on all vessels which shall be entered in any port of the United States from any foreign port or place in...
Page 63 - West india Islands, the Bahama Islands, the Bermuda Islands, or the coast of South America bordering on the Caribbean Sea, or Newfoundland, and a duty of six cents per ton, not to exceed thirty cents per ton per annum, is hereby imposed at each entry on all vessels which shall be entered in any port of the United States from any other foreign port, not, however, to include vessels in distress or not engaged in trade.
Page 141 - ... the State of New York, engaged in ocean commerce between any port in the United States and any foreign port, are exempted from all taxation in this State, for State and local purposes, and all such corporations, all of whose vessels are employed between foreign ports and ports in the United States, are exempted from all taxation in this State, for State and local purposes, upon their capital stock, franchises and earnings, until and including December thirty-first, nineteen hundred and twenty-two.
Page 63 - Vessels entering otherwise than b; sea from a foreign port at which tonnage or lighthouse dues or other equivalent tax or taxes are not Imposed on vessels of the United States shall be exempt from the tonnage duty of 2 cents per ton, not to exceed in the aggregate 10 cents per ton in any one year.

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