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Here are entered general works on the transportation of persons or goods by water, as well as on the vessels used in this activity. Works confined to inland or coastal water transportation, in general, are entered under the headings Inland water transportation or Coastwise shipping. Works on water transportation on individual lakes, rivers, etc. are entered under Shipping subdivided by the name of the lake, river, etc. Works on ocean-going merchant fleets are entered under the heading Merchant marine.

Works on shipping in the sense of the dispatch of goods by any means of transportation are entered under the heading Shipment of goods when relating to the activities of the shipper, or Freight and freightage when relating to those of the carrier.

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Broader terms:Related term:Narrower terms:Used for:
  • Sea transportation
  • Marine shipping
  • Marine transportation
  • Shipping industry
  • Ocean traffic
  • Maritime shipping
  • Ocean -- Economic aspects
  • Water transportation
  • Ocean transportation
  • Maritime transport
Filed under: Shipping Filed under: Shipping -- Arctic regions Filed under: Shipping -- Arctic regions -- CongressesFiled under: Shipping -- CanadaFiled under: Shipping -- Directories Filed under: Shipping bounties and subsidies -- United States Filed under: Cargo preference -- United States Filed under: Shipping -- Great Britain -- HistoryFiled under: Maritime law -- Great BritainFiled under: Shipping -- Great Lakes (North America) Filed under: Maritime law -- History Filed under: Shipping -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryFiled under: Shipping -- Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) Filed under: Shipping -- Massachusetts -- BostonFiled under: Shipping -- PeriodicalsFiled under: Shipping -- United States Filed under: Maritime law -- United States Filed under: Salvage -- United States Filed under: Salvage -- Government policy -- United StatesFiled under: Maritime law -- PennsylvaniaFiled under: Naval convoys -- United States Filed under: Ship registers -- United States -- PeriodicalsFiled under: Shipping -- Virginia Filed under: Freight and freightage Filed under: Containerization -- History Filed under: Container ships -- History Filed under: Railroads -- Freight -- United States Filed under: Truck Drivers' Strike, Minneapolis, Minn., 1934 Filed under: Pilots and pilotage -- Juvenile fiction Filed under: Pilots and pilotage -- Mississippi River -- BiographyFiled under: Merrick, George ByronFiled under: Pilots and pilotage -- United States Filed under: Pilot guides -- United States Filed under: Pilot guides -- California -- San Francisco Bay Filed under: Pilot guides -- Atlantic Ocean Filed under: Pilot guides -- Great Lakes (North America)Filed under: Pilot guides -- Pacific Coast (U.S.)Filed under: Pilot guides -- South AmericaFiled under: SalvageFiled under: Maritime lawFiled under: Steamboat lines

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