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372 FIFTY;FOUR!l‘H CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 399. 1896. damaged in foreign waters or on the high seas, so far as may be necessary to bring them home. Urgm ¤·r¤i¤¤»¤¤¤· For repairs and other work urgently required on the Miantonomah, Bennington, Baltimore, Petrcl, Mohican, Ranger, Atlanta, Vesuvius; tu gs Fortune and Standish; to strip the Pensacola and Swatara, ordered to be sold; for boats and steam cutters, docking and painting ships, supplies needed for navy-yards, stores and supplies for ships iltting out and in commission, and miscellaneous work authorized on vessels but deterred for lack of funds, three hundred and fifty thousand dollars PMM- additional to be immediately available: Provided, That no part of this Lnnitwwdausnips. sum shall be applied to the repair of any wooden ship when the esti- ' mated cost of such repairs, to be appraised by a competent board of ` naval officers, shall exceed ten per centum of the estimated cost, appraised in like manner, of a new ship of the same size and like material. . ‘

          • 0***-" Repairs to United States steamship Hartford: Repairs to the United

States steamship Hartford, one lmndred thousand dollars. T¤aL¤¤s¤¤I¤1¤¤d· Steam tug, navy—yard, League Island, Pennsylvania: Completion of steam tug numbered Eve, for navy-yard, League Island, Pennsylvania, eight thousand dollars, to be immediately available. "C¤*¤¤g°·" Repairs to the United States steamship Chicago, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars. W¤¤¤¤i¤g¤>¤· For making plans, examining and preparing the ground and other p°{',;*g,:**“* *°' °*· preliminary work toward the construction of a model tank, with all ` buildings and appl.iances,to be built upon the grounds of the navy yard at Washington, District of Columbia, under the Bureau of Construction and Repair of the Navy Department, which shall conduct therein the work of investigating and determining the most suitableand desirable shapes and forms to be adopted for United States naval vessels, seven {,’~¤i·:··- hb M thousand five hundred dollars: Provided, That upon the authorization v.¢:l:¤:rlh°::. y of the Secretary of the Navy experiments may be made at this estab lishment for private shipbuilders, who shall defray the cost of material and of labor of per diem employees for such experiments: And provided R•>¤¤1¤¤¤¤¤¤d¤¤¤i¤i- further, That the results of such private experiment shall be regarded as confidential and shall not be divulged without the consent of the Hm __mbu_]hmm shipbuilder for whom they may be made. r..m¤.»¤m.CIVIL EstrABI.IsHMENr, BUREAU or CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR: Navy—yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire: For one clerk to naval constructor, at one thousand four hundred dollars; two writers, at one thousand and seventeen dollars and twenty-tive cents each; in all, three thousand four hundred and thirty-four dollars and fifty cents; B¤~*¤¤- N avy-yard, Boston, Massachusetts : For one clerk to naval constructor, at one thousand four hundred dollars; F"' Y°**· Navy-yard, Brooklyn, New York: For one clerk to naval constructor, at one thousand tour hundred dollars; three writers, at one thousand and seventeen dollars and twenty-tive cents each; in all, four thousand four hundred and fifty-one dollars and seventy-ilve cents; L•¤¤¤·¤·‘ I¤'¤¤·*- Navy-yard, League Island, Pennsylvania: For one clerk to naval constructor, at one thousand four hundred dollars; W¤=~¤¤i¤s¤¤¤· Navyyard, Wzishington, District of Columbia: For one clerk to naval constructor, at one thousand four hundred dollars; X°"‘·“*· Navy-yard, Norfolk, Virginia: For one clerk to naval constructor, at one thousand four lmndred dollars; two writers, at one thousand and seventeen dollars and twenty-tive cents each; in all, three thousand four hundred and thirty-tour dollars and fifty cents; rsnmtia. Navy-yard, Pensacola, Florida: For one writer, at one thousand and seventeen dollars and twentydive cents; MN m¤¤¤· Navy-yard, Mare Island, California: For one clerk to naval constructor, at one thousand four lmndred dollars; two writers, at one thousand and seventeen dollars and twenty-tive cents each; in all, three thousand four hundred and thirty four dollars and fifty cents; In all, civil establishment, Bureau of Construction and Repair,