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: Launch of the U.S.S. Pickens; Ambulance crashes into bus; Red Cross calls for sewing and nursing volunteers; Nebraska, Missouri, and Idaho employee picnics; Safety Committee works to prevent accidents; Employee profile on Mrs. M. Angell and Mrs. M. Masterson from the Tool department; Employee profile on Charles R. Mendenhall, pipefitter; Bob Borden, local Navy veteran visits shipyard for launching of the U.S.S. Pickens; Photoessay on shipyard electrical workers; Photoessay on weekly food canning program for shipbuilders living in housing projects; Profile of Superintendent Fred Schlotfeldt and the Yard Equipment Maintenance department; Employee profile on Eva Smith, dispatcher, and her pet skunks; Photograph of Olie Keranen, junior engineer standing beside a poster he designed.
Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation