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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 40

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: Articles on the Oregon Shipyard fire earlier in the week; articles on the Oregon Shipyard AP-5 Attack Transport construction schedule; an article on the Oregon Shipyard payroll checks; an article on the United Seamen’s Service and Merchant Marine show at the Portland Art Museum; an article on Armistice (Veterans) Day celebrations; an article on Vancouver Shipyard winning the AP-5 Attack Transport Champion Flag for its lead in AP-5 construction; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the conversion of Liberty ships to transport mules; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; a Know Your Northwest series article on mining and fishing; an article on the availability of the Swan Island gym for Oregon Shipyard workers; an article on the first anniversary celebration of the Oregon Shipyard Child Service center; an article on woodworking classes in Vanport.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 41

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 problems of delivering supplies to the front; an article on the launch party for the AP-5 Attack Transport the U.S.S. Kershaw; an article on Henry Kaiser’s Thanksgiving message; articles on the installation of new I.B.M. equipment at the Oregon Shipyard after the fire; an article on women shipyard employees working seven days a week and preparing traditional Thanksgiving dinners; an article on Oregon Shipyard Assistant General Manager Albert Bauer thanking workers at the three Kaiser shipyards for assistance after the fire; an article on increased AP-5 Attack Transport production goal at the Oregon Shipyard despite rebuilding the Administration building; an article on reorganizing the Oregon Shipyard Administration departments after the fire; an article on Oregon Shipyard workers singing with the Apollo Club in Portland; an article on the survival of war bond and payroll records at the Oregon Shipyard Administration building; an article on the new configuration of offices at the Oregon Shipyard Administration building; an article on the recruitment of workers for the Swan Island shipyard; the last of the Know Your Northwest series articles—on the higher standard of living in the Pacific Northwest; Stubby and His Friends column; an article on postwar projections of a larger U.S. merchant fleet; an article on older workers of the “wax pot” crew who maintain the launch wax.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 42

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 loss of the U.S.S. Gambier Bay aircraft carrier—a Baby Flat Top—built at the Vancouver Shipyard; an article on the importance of the AP-5 Attack Transports; an article on the postwar civilian employment goals; an article on Portland Parks and Public Recreation free indoor centers; an article on women shipyard workers’ postwar employment goals; an article on Ridgefield and its community; an article on British penalties for absenteeism from work; an article on a Oregon Shipyard bond drive that features $50 bonds and a car as prizes; an article on the formation of an Oregon Shipyard orchestra; an article on an equipment improvement suggestion contest; Stubby and His Friends column; an article on importance of Liberty and Victory ships in supplying U.S. forces in the Philippines; an article on the importance of pipefitters during and after the war; an article on an Oregon State College mechanics class at Benson High School; an article on loaned workers working with Oregon Shipyard workers to meet AP-5 Attack Transport production goals; The Worker Speaks column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 43

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 Swan Island Shipyard tanker production goals; an article on Oregon postwar production projects; an article on the Vancouver Shipyard C-4 Troop Transport contract; an article on Japanese information about U.S. supply problems; an article on federal tax deductions; an article on the AP-5 Attack Transport flag being awarded to the Oregon Shipyard; articles on the Oregon Shipyard telephone system; The Worker Speaks column; an article thanking Oregon Shipyard Paymaster Roy Kendler for his work; an article on an improvement suggestion contest; an article on postwar employment opportunities for sheet metal workers; an article on a Oregon Shipyard bond drive with turkeys, a car, and cigarettes as prizes; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Victory ship production; an article on movie night in Vanport.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 44

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 end of the seven day work week at Oregon and Vancouver Shipyards; an article on success of Vancouver Shipyard Baby Flat Top aircraft carriers in the Philippines; an article on the due date for federal income tax withholding records; an article on Oregon Shipyard’s AP-5 Attack Transport outstanding production program; an article on Kaiser shipyards’ prospects for postwar contracts for passenger and merchant vessels; an article on the loss of Swan Island tanker the S.S. Jackson; an article on an Industrial Fair at the Portland Civic Auditorium; a Know Your Merchant Fleet series article; an article on Oregon Shipyard AP-5 Attack Transport production; an article on the repair of the U.S.S. Karnes; an article on book donations for the Klamath Falls marines; The Worker Speaks column; an article on the need for workers for the AP-3 Victory ship program; articles on the launching of the U.S.S. Kershaw at the Oregon Shipyard; an article on postwar employment prospects for clerical workers; Stubby and His Friends column; an article on the importance of Oregon Shipyard ships for the war effort.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 45

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 repairs to buildings affected by water damage at the Oregon Shipyards; an article on the launching of Victory ship the S.S. Bozeman; an article on a casting weld demonstration at the Oregon Shipyards; an article on a Vanport Christmas pageant; an article on the Vanport bond office; a Know Your Merchant Fleet series article; an article on AP-5 Attack Transport secret trial runs; an article on holiday nursery hours at the Oregon Shipyards; an article on the Oregon Shipyards’ last AP-5 Attack Transport produced; an article on the selection of the S.S. Green Bay Victory ship to be sponsored by bond purchasers; an article on a Vanport Christmas concert; The Worker Speaks column; an article on Oregon Shipyard AP-3 Victory ship production; an article on a bond drive slogan contest; an article on the Bosn’s Whistle; articles on Oregon Shipyard bond drives with turkeys and cigarettes as prizes; an article on building the new Oregon Shipyard Administration building; an article on a Portland Art Museum painting exhibit; an article on the sale of Oregon automobile license plates in Vanport.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 46

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 holiday celebrations; an article on December 25th shipyards closure; an article on post World War I shipyard operations; an article on a child care award for the shipyards manager Edgar F. Kaiser; an article on Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal’s recognition of Kaiser shipyards AP-5 Attack Transport production; an article on an Oregon Shipyard tuberculosis survey; an article on The Dalles shipyard sub-assembly plant; a Know Your Merchant Fleet article; an article on the launching of the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. Lavaca; an article on the Navy’s praise of Oregon Shipyard AP-5 Attack Transport production; an article on lip-reading classes in Portland; an article on an Oregon Shipyard ice cream feast; an article on the launching of the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Kodiak; an article on the need for maps and photos of enemy countries; a Stubby and His Friends column; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the value of welded vessels; an article on nurses’ aides classes in Vanport; an article on aviation classes in Vanport.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 47

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: Articles on Kaiser shipyards’ record production in 1944; an article on Kaiser shipyards’ 1944 employment rate; articles on Kaiser shipyards’ 1944 payroll; an article on the Vancouver Shipyard 1944 production; an article on allied cargo ship losses; an article on U.S. fleet size; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard’s efficiency and its 1944 production; an article on the use of shipyard child care centers; an article on the Stubby Bilgebottom column and comic strip; an article on Oregon Shipyard’s production history; an article on the Oregon Shipyard aluminum ponton contract; an article on the size of the U.S. postwar merchant fleet; articles on Oregon Shipyard’s 1944 production; an article on workers’ suggestion contest awards; an article on the deadline to apply for vehicle registration.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 01

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 contract to construct Victory ships and aluminum pontons; an article on Edgar F. Kaiser’s message regarding Kaiser Shipyard contracts; an article on Swan Island Shipyard’s oil tanker contract; an article on Vancouver Shipyard’s contracts, including a C-4 Troop Transport contract; an article on electricians’ classes; an article on Portland Public schools night classes; an article on a shipyard worker suffering from polio; an article on a war bond drive with a car as a prize; the Worker Speaks column; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on Oregon Shipyard built vessels such as the S. S. St. Cloud; an article on Oregon Shipyard Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; an article on the need for books at the Marine hospital at Klamath Falls; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Appleton Victory.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 02

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 income tax withholding schedule; an article on the federal income tax filing deadline; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard lease renewal; an article on actor Victor Mature’s Kaiser shipyards visit; an article on the importance of oil tankers for the war effort; an article on the navy’s critical list of vessels and other war materiel; a Know Your Merchant Fleet series article; an article on the delivery of the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Longview Victory; an article praising Oregon Shipyard construction record, including winning the AP-5 Champion Flag for its lead in AP-5 Attack Transport construction; an article on an Oregon Shipyard polio donation drive; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on launching Vancouver Shipyard built drydock sections; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Green Bay Victory.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 03

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 the Vancouver Shipyard built dry dock; an article on the draft status of critical shipyard workers; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Appleton Victory; an article on Kaiser shipyards’ income statements—W2 forms; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Oregon Shipyard’s new administration building; an article on Swan Island “Bachelor Girls”—welders who bought a house; an article on the Oregon Shipyard war bond contest winner who won a car; an article on Oregon Shipyard’s conversion for ponton (floating bridge sections) construction; an article on an Oregon Shipyard Child Service center open house; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the War Bond department’s office in the new Oregon Shipyard administration building; an article on the Vancouver Shipyards C-4 Troop Transport construction; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on the Oregon Shipyard polio donation drive; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory Ship, the S. S. Rock Springs Victory.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 04

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 the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Appleton Victory; an article on Vanport fires; an article on starting a swing shift at the Vancouver Shipyard sub-assembly plant at The Dalles; an article on launching the Swan Island oil tanker the S. S. Sunset; an article on the Rose Society membership drive; a Know Your Merchant Fleet series article; an article on income tax preparation assistance; an article on the need for ship repair workers; an article on an Oregon Shipyard swing shift dance; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Adrian Victory; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the causes of stress for shipyard workers; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

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

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 record train delivery of construction parts to the Oregon Shipyard; an article on the need for Oregon Shipyard workers due to the ponton contract; an article on war veterans hired at Kaiser shipyards; an article on books dealing with the race question at the Vanport library; an article on Pacific coast shipyards’ construction records; an article on a Social Hygiene Day (discussions on venereal disease) in Portland; a Know Your Merchant Fleet series article; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the burners dance at Norse Hall in Portland; an article on the postwar need for passenger ships; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; “The Were There,” a condensation of a Collier’s Magazine article on the Battle of Leyte Gulf dealing with the combat record of Vancouver Shipyard built aircraft carriers; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on a dance at the Castle, between Oregon City and Milwaukie.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 06

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 vessels suitable for the postwar merchant fleet; an article on Pacific war veteran Lieutenant Iliff Richardson’s Kaiser shipyards visit; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the availability of tax forms; the Worker Speaks column; an article on postwar future of Portland and Vancouver housing projects; an article on the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ships; the Stubby and His Friends column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 07

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 United States shipyard construction; an article on Kaiser shipyards workers living in dormitories; an article on Soviet seamen housed in Swan Island Shipyard dormitories; an article on Vancouver housing units shipped to Seattle; an article on Spanish classes taught by an Oregon Shipyard worker; a Know Your Merchant Fleet series article; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Dartmouth Victory; the Stubby and His Friends column; the Worker Speaks column; an article on recruiting women marines; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Oregon Shipyard aluminum ponton contract; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Paducah Victory; an article on Kaiser shipyard workers achieving United States citizenship.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 08

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 Vancouver Shipyard’s “Cimarron” type aircraft carrier contract; an article on the Swan Island Child Service center nutrition experiment; an article on a Red Cross fund drive and on services provided by the organization; an article on the draft status of key war industry workers; an article on the radio broadcast of Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Bozeman Victory’s trial run; an article on Oregon State University production illustration classes; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on a concert at Barnes Hospital, Vancouver; an article on Oregon Shipyard Labor-Management Suggestion Contest winners and their achievements; the Worker Speaks column; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on types of engines installed in Kaiser shipyards vessels; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Davidson Victory; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Brown Victory; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Colgate Victory.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 09

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: Articles on the Bosn’s Whistle’s first anniversary as a three-yard newspaper; an article on the Jan Garber Orchestra program in Vancouver; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Davidson Victory; an article on Oregon Shipyard Guard Sergeant C. Walter Beck’s achievements in Northwest aviation history; an article on a campaign to educate the public on the treatment of disabled veterans; an article on Oregon Shipyard contracts and employment prospects; an article on the future of manufacturing in the West; an article on launching Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Brown Victory; the Stubby and His Friends column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 10

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 reconstruction in the Philippines; an article on welding improvements developed at the Vancouver Shipyards; an article on Red Cross nutrition classes in Vancouver; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Notre Dame Victory; the Worker Speaks column; an article on a St. Patrick’s Day dance in Portland; an article on the use of sulfa drugs—a wonder drug; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 11

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 employment prospects at Kaiser shipyards; an article on planning for Kaiser shipyards cafeterias; an article on a St. Patrick’s Day dance in Vanport; an article on launching a Vancouver Shipyard built drydock; an article on a softball benefit dance; an article on the appointment of the Portland Council of Shipbuilders’ secretary; an article on an Oregon State college management class at Benson High School; the Worker Speaks column; an article on a string orchestra performance and dance; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on ship repair and its importance for the postwar merchant marine; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on a St. Patrick’s Day dance; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ships, the S. S. Westminster Victory and the S. S. Wellesley Victory.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 12

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 Swan Island and Oregon shipyards new “fixed price” contracts; an article on the shortage of rubber tires; an article on the plans for shipyard cafeterias (in-plant feeding); the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ships, the S. S. Wellesley Victory and the S. S. Creighton Victory; an article on the Engineers’ softball team’s dance; the Worker Speaks column; an article on war workers raising backyard livestock—chickens, rabbits, and pigeons; Oregon Shipyard Labor-Management Suggestion Contest winners and their achievements; an article on the availability of gasoline for Victory gardeners; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Child Service Center.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 13

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 delivering the Vancouver Shipyard built drydock to the Swan Island Shipyard; an article on the plans for shipyard cafeterias—feeding plan; an article on Oregon Shipyard’s need for machinists; an article on launching the Vancouver Shipyard built C-4 Troopship, the S. S. Marine Tiger; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the new location of the Oregon Shipyard war bond offices; an article on the Oregon Shipyard AP-5 Attack Transport contract; an article on the Oregon Shipyard cafeteria; an article on victory gardens; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Temple Victory; an article on Oregon Shipyard Easter celebrations; the Stubby and His Friends column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 14

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 United National Clothing Collection drive; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on launching Victory ships, the S. S. Simmons Victory and the S. S. Reed Victory; an article on Oregon Shipyard “girl pipefitters”; articles on postwar opportunities for new business owners; an article on Oregon Shipyard contracts for Victory ships, AP-5 Attack Transports, and aluminum pontons; the Worker Speaks column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 15

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 need for shipyard workers; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; articles on a Red Cross blood drive; an article on illustrated booklets on the history of the Kaiser shipyards; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Knox Victory; an article on the delivery of Oregon Shipyard built aluminum pontons; an article on internal United States migration caused by World War II; an article on a war bond drive with a house as a prize.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 16

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; an article on commissioning the Vancouver Shipyard outfitted C-4 Troopship, the S. S. General C. H. Muir; an article on President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s September 22, 1942 Oregon Shipyard visit; articles on the celebration of President Roosevelt’s life; an article on the importance of the Oregon Shipyard bulletin board; an article on the Oregon Shipyard’s AP-5 Attack Transport contract; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the opportunities for postwar home ownership; the Worker Speaks column; the Stubby and His Friends column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 17

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 importance of the cancer fund drive; an article on the Ration Calendar; an article on a war bond drive with a house and homeowner’s insurance as a prize; an article on the Oregon teacher shortage; an article on Alcoholics Anonymous; an article on the new chairman and officers of the local branch of the American Welding society; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Labor-Management Suggestion Contest winners and their achievements; an article on an office workers union party and dance; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ships, the S. S. Western Reserve Victory and the S. S. Whitman Victory; an article on postwar peace plans, the United Nations Conference in San Francisco; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on a war bond slogan contest.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

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.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

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.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

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.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

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