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SUBJECT: Report on the Port of Baltimore, Maryland

TO:

Chief of Engineers, Department of the Army

1. There is transmitted herewith Port Series No. 10, a report on the Port of Baltimore, Maryland; this report is a revision of the 1946 edition. The present report was prepared by the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army, and the Maritime Administration, U. S. Department of Commerce, in accordance with the terms of Section 8 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920.

2. In accordance with the agreement for cooperation between the two agencies, the sections on: Port and Harbor Conditions; Port and Harbor Facilities; the portions of Transportation Services and Rates dealing with railroads, motor freight, and air transportation; and a portion of the Summary were prepared by the Board's staff. Part of the information was supplied by the Baltimore District, Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army, and the remaining data were secured by representatives of the Domestic Ports Branch, Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, who made personal inspections of the facilities at the port.

3. In view of the value of the assembled information to commerce and shipping it is recommended that the report be printed with the accompanying illustrations.

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FOR THE BOARD:

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H. S. MILLER
Colonel, Corps of Engineers
Resident Member

(First indorsement)
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS

23 December 1955
TO: The Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, Washington, D. C.

Approved.

BY COLDMAND OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL STURG IS:

Eestschuer

E. C. ITSCHNER

' Brigadier General, U.S.A. Assistant Chief of Engineers

for Civil Works

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

MARITIME ADMINISTRATION

WASHINGTON 23, D. C.

ADD ROLY TO

MARITIME ADMINISTRATION

M10 More TO MILE NO. 1.24-2:350

December 27, 1955

Subject: Port Series No. 10, The Port of Baltimore, Maryland

To

Acting Maritime Administrator, Maritime Administration,
Department of Commerce

Section 8 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 requires the Maritime Administration, in cooperation with the Secretary of the Army, Department of Defense, to investigate port facilities and the flow of commerce through ports in order to encourage their use by vessels engaged in domestic and foreign trades of the United States.

Under the cooperative arrangement with the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, the revision of this volume on the Port of Baltimore, Maryland, which is Port Series No. 10, has been completed, In accordance with the arrangement between the Department of the Army and the Maritime Administration, Department of Commerce, the material on port acheinistration, federal services, port and terminal services and charges, steamship services, essential trade routes, steamship conferences and territory tributary was prepared in the Division of Port Development, Office of Ship Operations, under the direction of Donald W. Allman by William C. Adams and William Brady.

Recommendation is made that this material, the manuscript of which is transmitted herewith, be approved for publication.

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