ANTIQUE Badge / Medallion UNITED STATES SHIPPING BOARD

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MEDAL / MEDALLION - TALL SAILING SHIP

UNITED STATES SHIPPING BOARD WAS ESTABLISHED VIA STATUTE 39-729 (SHIPPING ACT OF 1916. COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE WAR SHIPPING BOARD .

AMONG THE DUTIES OF THE BOARD, THEY CONTROLLED THE TRANSFERING OF SHIP'S REGISTRY, DETERMINED WATERBORNE COMMERCE RATES AND THE TRADE PRACTICES OF MARITIME CARRIERS. THE SHIPPING BOARD ALSO WAS CHARGED WITH INVESTIGATING THE OPERATION OF PORT AND WATER RELATED FACILITIES. THEY ALSO WERE INSTRUMENTAL IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF OUR NAVY AUXILIARY AND MERCHANT MARINES.

THE UNITED STATES SHIPPING BOARD WAS TERMINATED MARCH OF 1934.

THIS DEFUNCT AGENCY HAS TAKEN ON NAMES FROM VARIOUS AGENCIES OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING:

UNITED STATES SHIPPING BOARD BUREAU AND UNDER THE UMBRELLA OF THE US DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (1930's)

UNITED STATES MARITIME COMMISSION (UNTIL 1950)

UNITED STATES FEDERAL MARITIME BOARD (1950 - 1960'S)

UNITED STATES MARITIME ADMINISTRATION - COMMERCE DEPARTMENT

AND MOST RENCENTLY THE US MARITIME ADMINISTRATION IS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MEDALLION / MEDAL IS ONE AND THREE QUARTER INCHES IN DIAMETER AND MAKER MARKED: C.G. BRAXMAR CO., N.Y.

BRAXMAR HAS A DEEP HISTORY OF MANUFACTURING POLICE, FIRE AND MILITARY BADGES AND WAS FOUNDED IN 1879. LOCATIONS OF THEIR BUSINESS INCLUDE: CORTLAND STREET, MAIDEN LANE, 55TH STREET, E. 45TH STREET - NEW YORK

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