1. Does the Government intend to place freight boats built and owned by them on our inland waters during the present season?
2. If so, how many of said vessels will be so placed?
3. If the National Merchant Marine Organization has the handling of the Government-owned boats, what reason, if any, do they give for not using some of the vessels under their control in the carrying trade on our Great Lakes?
Subtopic: FREIGHT BOATS ON INLAND WATERS.