The problem facing the courts as to the "flags of convenience" fleet is this: to what extent can the fleet be held subject to United States law? the answer has never been clear. The purpose of this comment will be to examine the extent to which American courts have, may, and should apply the Jones Act to these ships.
Michael D. Wellington,
The Better Part of Valour--Applicability of the Jones Act to the Flags of Convenience Fleet,
San Diego L. Rev.
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