B-135353, MAR. 12, 1958

B-135353: Mar 12, 1958

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WHICH WAS ONE OF THE SERIAL NUMBERS ASSIGNED TO THE REQUISITIONS FOR DEFENSE ARTICLES UNDER WHICH STEEL ARTICLES WERE PROCURED BY THE BRITISH MINISTRY OF SUPPLY MISSION. WAS CONSIDERED AT LENGTH IN OUR DECISION OF DECEMBER 2. WAS PROPER AND IS SUSTAINED.

B-135353, MAR. 12, 1958

TO CENTRAL OF GEORGIA RAILWAY COMPANY:

CONSIDERATION HAS BEEN GIVEN YOUR REQUEST, FILE N-31144-G-A, FOR REVIEW OF OUR SETTLEMENT OF JUNE 15, 1955, WHICH DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM FOR ADDITIONAL FREIGHT CHARGES OF $73.86 STATED ON SUPPLEMENTAL BILL NO. 31144 -C-G-R-1299-2.

THIS CLAIM ARISES UNDER GOVERNMENT BILLS OF LADING NOS. DA-TPS 692866 AND DA-TPS-692867, ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES TREASURY DEPARTMENT, PROCUREMENT DIVISION, TO COVER SHIPMENTS OF COILED STEEL RODS WHICH MOVED DURING MAY 1944 TO SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, FOR EXPORT TO GREAT BRITAIN UNDER THE LEND-LEASE ACT OF MARCH 11, 1941, 55 STAT. 31. EACHBILL OF LADING BEARS A REFERENCE TO REQUISITION NO. BSC/19807/DA/T9, WHICH WAS ONE OF THE SERIAL NUMBERS ASSIGNED TO THE REQUISITIONS FOR DEFENSE ARTICLES UNDER WHICH STEEL ARTICLES WERE PROCURED BY THE BRITISH MINISTRY OF SUPPLY MISSION.

THE SAME MASTER REQUISITION, BSC/19807, WAS CONSIDERED AT LENGTH IN OUR DECISION OF DECEMBER 2, 1957, B-132866; B-132772, ADDRESSED TO YOU, COPY ENCLOSED, AND NO ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED IN THIS CASE WHICH WOULD JUSTIFY A CONCLUSION HEREIN OTHER THAN AS STATED IN THAT DECISION.

ACCORDINGLY, THE SETTLEMENT OF JUNE 15, 1955, WAS PROPER AND IS SUSTAINED.