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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 18

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 Stubby Bilgebottom and his creator; an article on a the tuberculosis survey of Oregon and Swan Island shipyards; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Oregon Shipyards visit of K-9 Corps War Dog Smokey; an article on the national construction lead of the West Coast shipyards; an article on Oregon Shipyard workers’ anecdotes of life in North Dakota; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on Northwest recreational fishing; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Macalester Victory; an article on page 9, penciled date c.a. May 7, 1945, on the German defeat—V.E. Day.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 19

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 V-Mail blueprints for ship repairs; an article on the Ration Stamp Calendar; an article on Kaiser shipyards’ need for workers; an article on the war bond drive prize house; an article on the Portland schools’ tin salvage drive; an article on using salt tablets to ease heat fatigue; a Mother’s Day article on moms; an article on a War Loan (bond) breakfast; the Stubby and His Friends column; the Worker Speaks column; an article on radio star Phil Baker’s speech at an Oregon Shipyard war bond rally; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on women shipyard workers’ postwar goals of home and family; an article on launching Victory ships, the S. S. Tuskegee Victory and the S. S. Coe Victory.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 20

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 closing the Swan Island Arnold Vocational Training Center; an article on bus passenger congestion; an article on OPA controls on auto repair costs; an article on lip-reading classes; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on film stars’ Oregon Shipyard visit; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Union Victory; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Clark Victory; an article on Oregon Shipyard workers hitch-hiking to work; an article on an Oregon Shipyard model airplane display; an article on the availability of an Oregon Shipyard pictorial souvenir book; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on postwar farming prospects; an article on the postwar merchant marine; an article on U. S. Maritime Commission Inspector Ray Russell’s cartoon book of Oregon Shipyard workers; an article on the Oregon Shipyard AP-5 Attack Transport construction schedule; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Skidmore Victory.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 21

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 moving Burton Homes, Vancouver Housing authority, to sites in Oregon and Washington; an article on Henry Kaiser’s postwar steel industry plans; an article on a Swan Island concert featuring Jack Teagarden and his orchestra; an article on a War Bond drive with a house as a prize; an article on the availability of postwar housing; an article on launching the Vancouver Shipyard built C-4 Troop Transport, the S. S. Ernie Pyle; an article on U. S. Maritime Commission Vice Chairman Vice Admiral Howard L. Vickery’s Kaiser shipyards visit; an article on the Vancouver Shipyard built aircraft carrier, the U. S. S. Guadalcanal’s role in capturing a Nazi U-Boat; an article on shoe ration stamps; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Oregon Shipyard Labor-Management Suggestion Contest winners and their achievements; an article on an Oregon Shipyard benefit show; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on the Oregon Shipyard National Maritime Day Ceremony; an article on postwar job opportunities; the Worker Speaks column.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 22

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 draft status of shipyard workers; an article on the ration stamps calendar; an article on summer projects and programs for school children; an article on U. S. Maritime Commission Vice Chairman Vice Admiral Howard L. Vickery’s press conference; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Oregon Shipyard Child Service center enrollment; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Pin-Up Girl contest; an article on Oregon Shipyard welding classes; the Stubby and His Friends column; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the Oregon Shipyard visit of Sir Amos Ayres, chairman of the British Shipbuilding Commission; an article on the Portland Rose Festival , the Rose Festival court, and the launching of the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Linfield Victory.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 23

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 Oregon State Federation of Labor support for state building projects; an article on Nobel prize winner Dr. Joseph Erlanger’s Oregon Shipyard visit; an article on Vanport Lutheran church confirmation ceremonies; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on a postwar proposal for Vancouver ship storage and industrial development; an article on a Portland Chamber of Commerce booklet, “Farming in Oregon”; an article on the need for Girl Scouts’ Camp volunteers; an article on the Oregon Shipyard aluminum ponton construction schedule; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Gonzaga Victory; an article on Oregon Shipyard lunch-hour shows; the Worker Speaks column; an article on Oregon Shipyard Child Service Center enrollment; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on tips for enjoying the summer weather; an article on “Iwo Jima” show tickets for Oregon Shipyard War Bond buyers; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Pin-Up Girl contest.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 24

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 Merchant Marine’s role in shifting resources from Europe to the Pacific; an article on moving Vanport housing units to Bremerton, Washington; an article on the need for women to pick Portland area crops; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Kaiser Company, Inc., expanding its ship repair operations; an article on a War Bond drive with a house as a prize; an article on an Oaks Park July 4th picnic; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Midland Victory; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on the proposed Portland Civic Center; an article on Oregon Shipyard Father’s Day celebrations and launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Drew Victory. The pages in this issue are out of sequence.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 25

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 Kaiser shipyard constructed ships lost to enemy action; an article on election ballot measures; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on civilian chronic fatigue; articles on the Oregon Shipyard open house and launching of the Victory ship, the S. S. Drew Victory; an article on the aluminum ponton; an article on an Oregon Shipyard barn dance; an article on the pinup girl contest; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on a War Bond drive featuring free airplane rides.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 26

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 Charles Shaw, Oregon Shipyard production illustration supervisor and former Walt Disney studio animator; articles on Vanport dancing classes; an article on a canning methods demonstration; an article the availability of new cars and on car maintenance tips; an article on the July 4th work day; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Labor-Management Suggestion Contest winners and their achievements; an article on the availability of the Oregon Shipyard souvenir booklet; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on the Oregon Shipyard aluminum ponton contract; an article on an Oregon Shipyard lunch hour violin concert; the Worker Speaks column; an article on Portland Park bureau’s summer pool hours; an article on aluminum ponton assembly at Oregon Shipyard; an article on a ball game, dance, and picnic; an article on heroism of an Oregon Shipyard phone operator and the launching of the Victory ship, the S. S. South Bend Victory; an article on war price and ration board office hours. There are two copies of pages 2 and 3 in this issue.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 27

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 a War Bond drive with a house as a prize; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the history of the Kaiser Permanente health care system; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. Bronx; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on an Oregon Shipyard picnic; an article on war veterans becoming shipyard workers.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 28

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 encouraging the public to prevent forest fires; an article on Northern Permanente hospitals’ service to the public; an article on the lack of transportation for vacations; an article on recreation options in the Portland - Vancouver area –vacation nearby; an article on the location of the Oregon Shipyard War Bond office; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ships, the S. S. Norwalk Victory and the S. S. Coffeyville Victory; the Stubby and His Friends column; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Missouri State picnic; an article on art classes at Vanport; an article on a War Bond drive with a house as a prize; an article on the launching of the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. Bronx.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 29

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 launching Vancouver Shipyard built floating drydock, the YFD 70; an article on Henry J. Kaiser’s postwar plans for expanding steel production in the West; an article urging Columbia Basin landowners to vote; an article on postwar job opportunities in Oregon public works projects; an article on launching ceremonies for the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U.S. S. Bronx; an article on high school students’ summer jobs at Oregon Shipyards; the Stubby and His Friends column; the Worker Speaks column; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on a War Bond drive with a house as a prize; an article commemorating the Bosn’s Whistle’s 4th anniversary; an article on free x-rays for tuberculosis (TB) screening.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 30

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 Oregon Shipyard navy barge contract; an article on the War Bond contest winner who won a house; an article on Henry J. Kaiser’s postwar vision for the West, including steel production; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Labor-Management Suggestion Contest winners and their achievements; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the Oregon Shipyard aluminum ponton contract; an article on a Portland Art Museum exhibit by Oregon Shipyard worker Louis Bunce; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the increased demand for shipping; an article on a Vanport dancing class for teenaged girls; an article on the Matson Navigation company’s plans to increase civilian shipping between the West Coast and Hawaii; an article on a concert at the Portland Art Museum; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, U. S. S. Bexar and the Victory ship, the S. S. Chelsea Victory.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 31

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 two naval hospital ships arriving at the Portland Kaiser Co. Terminal Repair division for repairs; an article on exploratory oil wells near Clatskanie, Columbia county Oregon; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on Oregon Shipyard’s need for more workers; an article on the availability of dormitory accommodations for Oregon Shipyard workers; an article on a Boilermakers picnic; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the delivery of the Vancouver Shipyard built drydock, the YFD 70 to San Francisco; an article on the Kaiser-Frazer company’s plans for auto production; an article on prospects for a Vancouver Lake ship mooring site; an article on a Vanport play school; an article on the Kaiser Company, Inc., terminal repair division expansion; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built S. S. Binghampton and the Victory ship, the S. S. Jackson Victory.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 32

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 expansion of Grand Coulee Dam; an article on immunization for children at Vanport; an article on Portland’s need for more drydock facilities; an article on Vanport dancing classes; an article on Vanport summer child care; an article on Vanport Veterans of Foreign Wars meetings; an article on Vanport Gadget Club meetings; an article on Vanport Project Services for community problems; an article on a Vanport band for school children; an article on the Vanport Glee Club; an article on the Columbia Basin Reclamation Project; an article on Oregon Shipyard contracts; the Stubby and His Friends column; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the importance of ship repair work; an article on the Oregon Shipyard’s bid for an aluminum ponton contract; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built U. S. S. Dane; the Worker Speaks column.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 33

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 Kaiser shipyards contract cancellations due to Japan’s surrender; an article on the Vancouver harvest queen; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Cannon Beach; an article on Henry J. Kaiser’s postwar plans to expand his steel operations in the West; an article on Vancouver Shipyard C-4 Troop Transport construction; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on a Vancouver kids circus; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Dothan Victory.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 34

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 postwar job opportunities in the Pacific Northwest; an article on the Labor Day holiday; an article on rationing; an article on V-J week pay; an article on vacation pay; an article on the 40 hour week at Bremerton navy yard; an article on Swan Island Shipyard barracks use by navy men; an article on postwar prospects for aluminum production in the Pacific Northwest; a partial aerial photo of the Oregon Shipyard; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the availability of public housing; an article on postwar opportunities in agriculture; an article on surplus moorage for capital ships in the Puget Sound; an article on cancellation of rationing, housing, and travel aid; an article on continued medical and hospital coverage for shipyard workers; an article on closing the Oregon Shipyard; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Child Care Center; an article on closure of Oregon Shipyard dormitories; an article on Oregon Shipyard’s production awards.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 35

Employee newspaper for Oregon 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 postwar industries in the Pacific Northwest; an article on Oregon Shipyard Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; the Stubby and His Friends column; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on postwar job opportunities in navy yards; articles on the Labor Day holiday; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Cannon Beach; an article on Henry J. Kaiser’s bid for aluminum plants; an article on the 48 hour work week at Kaiser shipyards; an article on the use of radar on ships; the Worker Speaks column.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 05

Employee newspaper for Swan Island Shipyard. Contents include: Headline “Swan Ends First Contract” along with photographs of the Star T Flag presented by the U.S. Treasury for war bonds; photographs of welders working on the U.S.S. The Dalles (Hull 56) the last ship launched under Swan Island’s first contract; a photograph of G.L. Simpson after the first at the Personnel building; An article about the trials for the S.S. United Victory the first Victory Ship launched January 12, 1944; “3-Yard Scorecard” a chart of production records fro the three shipyards; An article about offerings at the Portland Civic Recreation center available to shipyard workers; Photographs of the fire in the Personnel building at Swan Island and accompanying articles about the emergency response; Illustration of the new cargo ships to be built at the Vancouver Shipyard; “Inquiring Reporter” question of the week; an article about a cartoon drawn on the hull of the U.S.S. Celilo; photographs of various jobs; cover story “’The Dalles’ Ends Swan Island’s First Contract”; “Sports Briefs”; Stubby Bilgebottom comic; An article titled “Workers Shy Postwar Plans” about a survey conducted at the three Kaiser shipyards regarding plans for employment after the conclusion of the war; an article titled “Launching Time Saver Wins February Prize”; “The Worker Speaks” employee contributions; other short articles.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 06

Employee newspaper for Swan Island Shipyard. Contents include: Headlines “Safety Contest Announced” and “Swing Launches Newest Tanker” along with photographs of injured workers and a group photo of swing shift workers; Articles about safety and accident prevention programs; a call for reporters needed to produce articles for the Bosn’s Whistle; an article about James A. Shaw a Kaiser employee for 26 years and his history of work at a number of major construction projects; an article about a “Children in Wartime” conference held in Portland on March 20 and 21, 1944 featuring speakers from the Shipyards Child Service Centers; an article about officials from Multnomah County exploring methods to get shipyard workers to register to vote; an article about “Victory Gardens” along with a suggested planting guide sample garden plan; an article about gas rationing encouraging employees to utilize ride sharing; an article titled “First Tanker of Second Series Now Outfitting”; “The Worker Speaks” employee contributions; an article encouraging workers to trim time from telephone calls; “Sports Briefs”; an article titled “Amateur Farm Buyers Warned” referencing a recent worker survey that indicated a large number of shipyard employees intending to go into agriculture after the war; “Inquiring Reporter” employee responses to the question of the week; articles about child care; an article about new badges for Swan Island employees.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 07

Employee newspaper for Swan Island Shipyard. Contents include: Headline “Swan Safety Drive Draws 1000 Entries” along with photographs of a woman holding up an x-ray, a tank test in progress, and the S.S. Grand Mesa (Hull 58); An article about Kaiser recruiting around the country for more shipyard workers; an article about a study conducted by Kaiser Permanente physicians on the rate of pneumonia among shipyard workers; a full page article titled “Moses Plan Details Told” regarding long term planning for post-war infrastructure projects, employment, and municipal improvements in Portland and surrounding areas; “Inquiring Reporter” employee responses to the question of the week; a number of shorter articles about employees and events; an article titled “Rigger Hands Have Word For It” with accompanying photographs of hand signals and their meanings; a short article titled “Jewish War Workers Meet at Vanport” about the new association formed for Jewish workers at all three shipyards; “The Worker Speaks” employee contributions; An article titled “Reverse Method Cuts Swan Tank Test Time” with photographs; an article titled “1,000 Enter Safety Contest” with photographs of the judges along with a chronological series depicting the steps in an emergency call; “Sports Briefs”.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 08

Employee newspaper for Swan Island Shipyard. Contents include: Headline “Swan ‘Sells’ Seven” along with photographs of the launching of the S.S. Idaho Falls, the tugboat Henderson, and Geneva Kehrli; Article titled “Vancouver Building Drydock”; articles about federal and state tax returns; Article titled “Unglamorous Women Glorified by Swan Island Poet along with poem titled “Preserved Cogs” by Iva Brustman; Brief article about changes to food service to shipyard workers; Article titled “Swan Island Hits Record” about production records in March 1944; Photographs of Swan Island’s Salvage Building; Brief article titled “Meet the Staff!” introducing reporters Virginia Murry and Ralph Bachman; “The Worker Speaks” letters to the editor; Article titled “Swan Tankers Praised by Veteran Captain” with comments from George O. McGrath; Call for submissions to Idea Awards; Sports news; Article titled “War Veterans Given Jobs at Kaiser Yards” along with call to recruit veterans; Article titled “Idahoans Feted at Launching” with photos of the S.S. Idaho Falls launch ceremony.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 09

Employee newspaper for Swan Island Shipyard. Contents include: Headline “Swan Gears for Sprint, Plate Shop Keys Production to 5-Day Launching Pace”; An article about Red Cross blood banks; A notice about expansion of age groups accepted into shipyard child care centers; An article titled “Liberty Ship Hearing Testimony Favorable” regarding Truman War Investigation hearings; Safety notices; “The Worker Speaks” letters to the editors; Sports Briefs; Article titled “Aboard a Trial Run” with photographs aboard a tanker ship during its initial test.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 10

Employee newspaper for Swan Island 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 tire inspection and gas rationing; an article on Child Service Center home service menus; an article on Vancouver boxing tryouts; an article on venereal disease; an article on gas rationing; an article on the Portland Veterans Guard and Patrol’s need for recruits; an article on a welders’ conference; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the E. J. Bartells Co, a Kaiser shipyards subcontractor; an article on the need for car insurance—the state responsibility law; an article on shoe ration stamps; an article on Swan Island Shipyard women welders; the Worker Speaks column.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 11

Employee newspaper for Swan Island 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 Portland-Vancouver chapter of the American Welding Society elections; an article on a benefit dance in Portland; an article on the invention of a clam gun; an article on Swan Island Shipyard fires; an article on evening shopping in Portland; an article on the need for Victory garden space; an article on price controls for groceries; the Worker Speaks column; an article on launching the Swan Island built oil tanker, the S. S. Coulee Dam; an article on Bosn’s Whistle artist Keith Ward; an article on a Swan Island Shipyard Breakfast Club; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on professional gamblers at Kaiser shipyards; an article on Swan Island Child Service Center; an article on Swan Island Shipyard worker Neil Pairan, well known opera singer; an article on Swan Island Shipyard girls dormitory breakfast.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 12

Employee newspaper for Swan Island 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 world economics lectures; an article on unemployment insurance; an article on Child Service Center home service menus; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Wolf Creek; the Worker Speaks column; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; an article on Child Service Center Saturday hours; an article on expanding the Swan Island Shipyard Women’s Counseling Service; an article on the Commercial Iron Works Shipyard, Portland area; an article on the importance of vaccination.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 13

Employee newspaper for Swan Island 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 Vancouver Shipyards C-4 Troop Transport contract; an article on Swan Island Shipyards T2-SE-A1 oil tanker contract; an article on fire hazards at Kaiser shipyards; an article on eligibility for vacations; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the May 19 election; an article on Victory gardens.

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