Part of The Bo's'n's Whistle
Employee newspaper for Vancouver Shipyard covering shipyard productivity and current projects, safety and injury reports, war bond drives, employee sports leagues, award recipients, and human-interest stories. Topical coverage in this issue includes: An article on the Pacific coast shipyards increased production of merchant vessels; an article on single shipyard workers living in dormitories; an article on repair of the aircraft carrier the U.S.S. Makin Island because of a 3 ton hoist; an article on Russian seamen housed at Swan Island Shipyard dormitories; an article on Vancouver surplus housing units shipped to Seattle; an article on the appointment of Captain Lester G. Block to oversee ship repair and conversion work in the Portland area; an article on rain in Oregon; an article on Spanish classes at the Oregon Shipyard; an article on the Red Cross need for type O blood donors; a Know Your Merchant Fleet series article; an article on absenteeism at the Vancouver Shipyard; an article on Dr. Harold J. Noble’s talk on Japan’s future; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the loss of the Vancouver-built aircraft carrier the U.S.S. Ommancy Bay and other ships in the Philippines; an article on the combat success of the Vancouver Shipyard-built aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Bismark Sea; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Oregon Shipyard aluminum ponton contract; an article on the mechanical fly used in ship construction.
Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation