Shipping Board Operations Volume 7

Shipping Board Operations Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... shipped? Mr. CAsH. Vhat do you mean, the bill of lading? You mean the materials purchased from Mr. KELLEY. The invoice of materials; or does that go along with the oods? r. CAsH. Do ou mean the material brought from where? Mr. KELLEY. Nb; from the Government to one of these contractors; from a storehouse? Mr. CAsH. VVell, the storehouse located in the yard? Mr. KELLEY. Not alwa is, were they? Mr. CAsH. You mean I-'ilsons Point, for instance? Mr. KELLEY. I do not know about Vilsons Point, but any other oint? P Mr. CAsH. Wilsons Point was a storage warehouse that was behind with their billing, I know. Mr. KELLEY. How far behind were they? Mr. CAsH. Several months. Mr. KELLEY. Just what do you mean b " behind in their billing"? Mr. CAsH. The goods had been shipped, and had not been billed. Mr. KELLEY. And the Government representative at the yard to which it had been sent would have no invoice, then, you mean? Mr. CAsH. Naturally. Mr. KELLEY. Of the goods as they came in? Mr. CAsH. In that case that would be true; yes, sir. Mr. KELLEY. How could he check those up to know whether the goods that had been sent were delivered? ' Mr. CAsH. In those circumstances there is no way that he could check until he got an invoice, I presume. Mr. KELLEY. Do you mean to say it was a general practice? Mr. CAsH. No; I do not say it was a general practice. I am talkin about this particular instance at VVilsons Point now. r. KELLEY. I know, but you did say it was no uncommon thing for the invoice to be three or four months behind the delivery of the goods. _ That being the case, how could the local representative at the yard check those oods as they came in? Mr. CAsH. VVel, the only way he could do would be to count them, I su pose, and take...
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  • Paperback | 346 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236868501
  • 9781236868503