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Total Merchant Marine for United States (A02135USA561NNBR)


1940: 14,018 (+ more)   Updated: Aug 16, 2012
1940:  14,018  
1939:  14,632  
1938:  14,651  
1937:  14,676  
1936:  14,497  
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Thousands of Gross Tons,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Thousands of Gross Tons, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Annual


Data Given As Of June 30 In Thousand Gross Tons. Gross Ton = Capacity Of Space Within Frames And Ceiling Of Hall And Closed In Spaces Above Deck Available For Cargo, Stores, Passengers, And Crew Expressed In Tons Of 100 Cubic Feet. Source: U.S. Bureau Of Navigation, Department Of Commerce, "Merchant Marine Statistics", 1935, Pp. 24-26 And Later Issues.

This NBER data series a02135 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.

NBER Indicator: a02135

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Total Merchant Marine for United States [A02135USA561NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A02135USA561NNBR, February 26, 2024.


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