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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 35

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 United War Chest local charities; an article on continued sale of War Bonds; an article on postwar industrial development in Pacific Northwest; an article on closure of Oregon Shipyard Child Service center; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Labor Day holiday; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Cannon Beach; an article on Swan Island Shipyard oil tanker contract; an article on Henry J. Kaiser’s bid for northwest aluminium plants; an article on Kaiser shipyards forty-eight hour work week; an article on Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; an article on launching Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Jordan Valley.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 34

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 postwar job opportunities in the Northwest; an article on Labor Day holiday; an article on rationing; an article on Bremerton navy yard’s forty-hour work week; an article on V-J (Victory Japan) week pay; an article on vacation pay; an article on possible use of Swan Island Shipyard barracks to house navy personnel; an article on postwar Northwest light metals industry; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on postwar public housing; an article on job opportunities for farm workers; an article on postwar surplus moorage in Puget Sound; an article on Kaiser shipyards discontinuing services, including rationing, housing, and transportation; an article on medical and hospital insurance for former shipyard workers; an article on Swan Island Shipyard’s conversion to ship repair work; an article on former Swan Island Shipyard workers remaining in Portland; an article on Swan Island Shipyard dormitories; an article on Swan Island Shipyard welding school.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 33

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: Articles on Kaiser shipyards contracts; an article on the Harvest queen and ball; an article on launching Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Cannon Beach; an article on the steel industry in Western United States; an article on C-4 Troop Transports; an article on Vancouver Shipyard tours; articles on launching Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Dothan Victory; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Vancouver Kids circus.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 32

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 Grand Coulee Dam; an article on availability of vaccine for Vanport children; an article on prospects for a dry dock in Portland; an article on the Gadget club meeting; an article on Child Service center schedule; an article on Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) meetings; an article on Vanport community problems discussions; an article on a band for youngsters; an article on Vanport Glee club; an article on the Columbia Basin Project; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on historical ship building featured in California shipyards publication “Fore n’ Aft”; a chart on the ration stamp schedule; an article on future of ship repair jobs; an article on prospects for new Swan Island Shipyard construction contracts; an article on need for shipyard workers.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 31

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 hospital ships in Portland for repair at Kaiser Company Terminal Repair Division; an article on Pacific Northwest postwar industrialization plans; an article on closure of Oregon Shipyard’s Child Service Center; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the delivery of Vancouver Shipyard built YFD 70 dry dock to San Francisco; an article on Kaiser-Frazer auto corporation; an article on Lake Vancouver’s prospects for a Navy ship mooring site; an article on the Vanport play school; an article on the need for shipyard workers.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 30

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 winner of the War Bond drive prize house; an article on Henry J. Kaiser’s vision for postwar western expansion; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Halls of Montezuma; an article on Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the need for more cargo ships; an article on Vanport dance classes; an article on Sunday concerts at the Portland Art Museum; an article on a welders barbecue.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 29

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 Shipyard YFD 70, the second floating dry dock; an article on Henry J. Kaiser’s plans to expand postwar steel production; an article on a Portland paper and tin salvage drive; an article on the July 21st election; an article on Oregon postwar public works projects; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on a War Bond drive with a house as a prize; an article on the Bosn’s Whistle’s fourth anniversary; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Halls of Montezuma; an article on Swan Island Shipyard worker D.B. Love, an ex-professional baseball player on a World War I veterans team; an article on the need for shipyard workers; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Grays Harbor. Pages 2, 5, 7 and 8 are damaged.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 28

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 need to prevent forest fires; an article on public use of the Permanente Foundation hospital; an article the lack of transportation options; an article on vacation options in the Portland-Vancouver area; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Kaiser shipyards’ Missouri State picnic; an article on Vanport art classes; an article on a War Bond drive with a house as a prize; an article on a Progress Department picnic.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 27

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 problems with mosquitoes in Portland; an article on a War Bond drive with a house as a prize; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Kaiser Permanente health plan; an article on a Blue Lake picnic.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 26

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 Oregon Shipyard worker, Charles Shaw, former Walt Disney Studios artist-animator; articles on Vanport dancing classes; an article on Vanport classes on canning methods; an article on availability of new cars; an article on Kaiser shipyards July 4th work day; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on a Swan Island Shipyard lunch time show; an article on the July 15th Blue Lake picnic; an article on launching Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Government Camp; an article on “pay-off” parties; an article on actor Jackie Coogan’s Swan Island Shipyard visit; an article on Portland Parks and Recreation swimming pools hours; an article on Oregon Shipyard aluminium ponton construction.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 25

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 Portland city ballot measures; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on combat fatigue; an article on the Labor-Management Suggestion contest; an article on the Bosn’s Whistle listing staff members; an article on the Oregon Shipyard aluminium ponton contract; an article on Swan Island Shipyard administration staff working until noon on Saturdays.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 24

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 challenges of the United States Merchant Marine in moving men and supplies from the European front to the Pacific; an article on moving Vanport housing units to Bremerton, Washington; an article on the need for women to pick agricultural crops; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Kaiser Company, Inc., buying the ship repair company, Poole, McGonigle, and Jennings; an article on a War Bond drive with a house as a prize; an article on the July 4th picnic; an article on Swan Island Shipyard workers’ return to an eight hour day shift; an article on vehicle tax stamps; an article on Portland ballot measure to fund a Civic Center.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 23

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 Oregon ballot measure for a state building fund; an article on Nobel Prize winner Dr. Joseph Erlanger’s Kaiser shipyards visit; an article on Lutheran confirmation services at Vanport; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on postwar plans for Vancouver, Washington; an article on availability of “Farming in Oregon” booklet; an article on volunteers for Girl Scout camp; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard welding school; an article on launching Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Steens Mountain; an article on summertime health advice; an article on launching Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Grants Pass.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 22

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 Swan Island Shipyard ship repair contract; articles on United States Maritime Commission Vice Admiral Howard L. Vickery’s Swan Island Shipyard visit; an article on military draft status of shipyard workers; an article on food ration stamps; an article on Portland Parks and Recreation summer programs for children; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; an article on the Child Service Center summer program; an article on Rose Festival Court’s Kaiser shipyards visit; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Grants Pass.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 21

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 housing being moved to other sites; an article on Henry J. Kaiser’s plans to develop a Pacific coast steel industry; an article on availability of Vancouver area postwar housing; an article on United States Maritime Commission Vice Admiral Howard L. Vickery’s Kaiser shipyards visit; an article on Vancouver Shipyard built aircraft carrier, the U. S. S. Guadalcanal, capture of a German U-boat; an article on shoe rations; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Swan Island Shipyard winning the Tanker Champ Flag; an article on Swan Island Shipyard Child Service Center; an article on postwar job opportunities; an article on Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; an article on Maritime Day celebrations; an article on Swan Island Shipyard Shopping Center.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 20

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 closure of the Swan Island Shipyard Arnold Vocational Training Center; an article on Swan Island Shipyard bus transportation; an article on price controls for auto repair; an article on lip reading classes in Portland; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on availability of steel for Swan Island Shipyard oil tanker contract; an article on the Merchant Marine; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 19

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 “V-mails” use in speeding up ship repair; an article on the ration schedule; articles on the need for shipyard workers after V-E Day (Germany’s defeat); an article on a War Bond drive with a house as a prize; an article on a Portland tin salvage drive; the Worker Speaks column; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Modoc Point; an article on a Vancouver playground; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on women shipyard workers’ postwar job prospects—many returning to family and domestic lives; an article on the demand for Child Service Center home service food.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 18

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 Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Kaiser shipyards tuberculosis survey; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on K-9 War Dog Smokey’s Oregon Shipyard visit; the Worker Speaks column; an article on Swan Island Shipyard’s need for ship repair craftsmen; an article on closure of Swan Island Shipyard barracks; an article on Northwest recreational fishing; an article on importance of safety goggles.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 17

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: Articles on most of Swan Island Shipyard going to one day shift due to a manpower shortage; an article on the ration schedule; an article on a War Bond drive with a house and insurance as a prize; an article on a public school teacher shortage; an article on the Portland Alcoholics Anonymous group; an article on the local American Welding Society leadership election; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; articles on the Swan Island Shipyard oil tanker contract; an article on the San Francisco United Nations Conference; an article on Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; the Worker Speaks column.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 16

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 a War Bond drive with a house as a prize; an article on President Harry S. Truman’s knowledge of the Kaiser Shipyards; articles on President Franklin Roosevelt’s September 1942 Kaiser shipyards visit; an article on the Kaiser company and American Federation of Labor agreement on Swan Island Shipyard ship repair contract; the Worker Speaks column; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Lawrence Victory; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the opportunities for postwar home ownership; an article on Swan Island Shipyard Child Service center services.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 15

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: Articles on the need for shipyard workers; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; articles on the need for blood drive donations; an article on availability of booklets on the three Kaiser shipyards; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, S. S. Fort Lane; an article on actor Cesar Romero’s Swan Island Shipyard visit; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Bradford Island; an article on showing the Swan Island Shipyard movie “We Build Tankers”; an article on wartime migration to the west coast and postwar future for the region.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 14

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 a clothing drive; an article on a Child Service Center nutrition experiment; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on a War Bond drive with a house as a prize; an article on importance of lumber to shipyards; the Worker Speaks column; an article on Swan Island Shipyard Child Service Center hours; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard three year club; an article on showing the Swan Island Shipyard movie “We Build Tankers”; an article on an Oregon Shipyard dance; articles on postwar opportunities to start a business.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, 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 delivery of the Vancouver Shipyard built drydock to Swan Island Shipyard; an article on the government’s decision not to build shipyard restaurants; an article on launching the Vancouver Shipyard built C-4 Troop Transport, the S. S. Marine Tiger; an article on the need for machinists; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; the Worker Speaks column; an article on a Swan Island dance; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; an article on the Swan Island Child Service Center; an article on showing the Swan Island Shipyard movie, “We Build Tankers”; an article on the need for victory gardens.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, 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 “Fixed Price” shipbuilding contracts for Kaiser shipyards; an article on auto tire shortage; an article on prospects for shipyard restaurants; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Swan Island Shipyard produced movie, “We Build Tankers”; the Worker Speaks column; an article on Swan Island Shipyard dormitories and barracks being policed by Portland city police; an article on construction of a Swan Island Shipyard drydock basin; an article on raising backyard livestock; an article on Henry J. Kaiser organizing an engineering firm; an article on the Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; an article on the Bosn’s Whistle offices.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, 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 need for workers at Kaiser shipyards; an article on ship repair; an article on St. Patrick’s Day celebrations; an article on book donations to the oil tanker, the S. S. Sully’s Hill. Note: Pages 3, 4, 5, and 6 are missing from this issue.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, 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 need for nutrition classes; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Muir Woods; the Worker Speaks column; an article on Swan Island Shipyard anniversary; an article on sulfa drugs; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 09

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: Articles on The Bosn’s Whistle; an article on treatment of disabled war veterans; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on reducing Swan Island Shipyard production cost of oil tankers; an article on importance of salvage yards; the Worker Speaks column; an article on launching Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. New Echota; an article on postwar job opportunities in manufacturing; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 05, Number 08

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 Vancouver Shipyard “Cimarron” type aircraft carrier contract; an article on rat nutrition study at Child Service center; an article on a Red Cross donation drive; an article on military draft status of shipyard workers; an article on radio broadcast of the trial run of Oregon Shipyard built Victory Ship, the S. S. Bozeman Victory; an article on travel restrictions for shipyard workers; an article on Oregon State College drawing classes; an article on Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; the Worker Speaks column; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column.

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