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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 the continuation of three shifts at Kaiser shipyards; an article on Kaiser shipyards War Production Board awards; an article on postwar projects on the May 19 election ballot; an article on the need for Coast Guard reserves; an article on Augusta “Gus” Clawson former Swan Island Shipyard welder and author of “Shipyard Diary of a Woman Welder”; an article on “arc flash” welding injuries; an article on “Chin-up” girl contest; an article on venereal disease; an article on a Portland concert; an article on Milton Silverman’s article, “Swing Shift Farmers,” May 1944, The Country Gentleman, on Kaiser shipyard workers’ Victory gardens; an article on YWCA parties; an article on Vanport swing shift dances; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Swan Island women shipyard workers; articles on Swan Island Shipyard’s prospects for winning “Tanker Champ” flag; Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the tanker ball in Portland; articles on war workers’ children and problems of juvenile delinquency; an article on Swan Island Shipyard workers running for political offices.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 U.S. Merchant Marine; an article on the postwar United States merchant fleet; an article on Portland-Vancouver war workers turnover; the Worker Speaks column; an article on launching the Swan Island built S. S. Tumacacori and the S. S. Chalmette; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the May 19 election; an article on Kaiser Shipyards services, including cafeterias, mess halls, dormitories, etc.; an article on speakers on “Management Looks at Labor” at the Institute of Industrial Relations in Portland; an article on Child Service Center home service menus; an article on Vanport Adult Night entertainment; an article on Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 Kaiser shipyards work schedule for 1944-45; an article on the need for recruits for Portland’s Veterans Guards and Patrol; an article on work on Memorial Day; an article on services at the Four Square Gospel Church; an article on preventing sunburn; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on postwar job opportunities provided through bond measures; an article on the need for Boy Scout leaders; an article on the Vanport Improvement club meeting; an article on the need for oil tankers; an article on Clara Furnold, the first Swan Island Shipyard welder; an article on the Labor Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the Swan Island Child Service Center open house; an article on Portland area recreational opportunities; an article on Portland-Vancouver parks and clubs; an article on Portland area summer camps registration; an article on Vanport weekly Adult Nights; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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: An article on the Montana state picnic; an article on the need for children to harvest crops; an article on Vancouver area Boy and Girl Scout camps; articles on Social Security; an article on the prospect of a Swan Island oil tanker; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard Child Service Center open house; an article on Swan Island Shipyard noon parties; an article on the Festival Tanker ball; the Worker Speaks column; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; a Shipbuilding in the Portland Area series article: the Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation or WISCO; an article on the Girl Scouts Friendship camp; an article on a War Bond KGW broadcast talent show honoring the Swan Island Shipyard; an article on preparations for launching the oil tanker, the S. S. Swan Island.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 Flag Day celebrations; an article on the Montana state picnic; the Worker Speaks column; an article on gas rationing; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Trailblazer; articles on Swan Island Shipyard earning the “Tanker Champ” Flag for top tanker production; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on postwar job opportunities in the Pacific Northwest.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 Russian and American shipyards; an article on launching the Vancouver Shipyard built aircraft carrier, the U. S. S. Munda; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard lifeboat regatta; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Softball dance; an article on the Montana state picnic; an article on the pipefitters monthly dance; an article on the state picnic schedule; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built tanker, the S. S. Fort Winnebago; an article on boxer Jack Dempsey’s Swan Island Shipyard visit; the Worker Speaks column; an article on fire prevention; an article on a Vanport school election; an article on victory gardeners earning more gas ration allotments; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Trailblazer; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 a Vanport dance; an article on the Minnesota state picnic; an article on the state picnic schedule; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on General Electric (G.E.) propulsion units and G. E. employees at the Swan Island Shipyard; an article on Labor Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; an article on x-rays for tuberculosis screening at the Swan Island Shipyard; an article on work shoe ration stamps; an article on champion boxer Jack Demsey’s Swan Island Shipyard visit; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; an article on the impact of Kaiser shipyards’ payroll; an article on a Vanport election.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 the demand for ship construction during and after the war; an article on the July 4th work day; an article on the Vanport Sea Breeze club; an article on Vanport July 4th celebrations; articles on launching the Swan Island built oil tanker, the S. S. Chaco Canyon ; the Worker Speaks column; an article on Minnesota state picnic; articles on the state picnic schedule; an article on the Vanport Civic association; an article on the Portland branch of the Marine Corps league; a Shipbuilding in the Portland Area series article on Gunderson Brothers; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Fort Charlotte; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; an article on the Swan Island electricians’ picnic.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 a Vancouver Shipyard built drydock; an article on a Portland area housing projects salvage drive; an article on the North and South Dakota state picnic; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on a Swan Island Negro Jubilee chorus; an article on Swan Island Shipyard’s shift entertainment—“Swanzapoppin”; an article on the Hull Engineering picnic; an article on the Electricians’ picnic; the Worker Speaks column; an article on x-rays for tuberculosis screening at the Swan Island Shipyard; an article on War Bond jingle contest prizes; an article on used car price ceilings; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Pipe Spring.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 commissioning the Vancouver Shipyard built aircraft carrier, the U. S. S. Munda; an article on gas rationing rules; an article on lip reading classes; an article on the Lowa-Kansas state picnic; an article on the City-County Tuberculosis Center; an article on shipyard workers serving on Portland Veterans’ Guard and Patrol; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; an article on shipyard workers’ health insurance; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on postwar job opportunities in the Pacific Northwest; an article on postwar prospects of trade with Asia.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 the need for more shipyard workers; an article on hot weather safety tips; an article on forest fire prevention; an article on the Iowa-Kansas state picnic; an article on Vanport nursing classes; an article on a children’s swimming program; an article on home service food orders; the Worker Speaks column; an article on launching Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Castle Pinckney; an article on Lucy, Russell Brothers Circus elephant; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on postwar job opportunities for welders; an article on Swan Island Shipyard Stationary and Reproduction departments which handle printing and photography; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 Red Cross sewing projects and nursing classes; an article on the Vanport chorus; an article on the Nebraska – Missouri and Idaho state picnics; an article on a Vanport children's circus; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the need for magazines for oil tanker crews; an article on Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Tonto; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on postwar job opportunities for electricians.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 postwar conversion of Victory ships in to merchant cargo vessels; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin state picnic; an article on selling conditions at the Mocks Bottom produce stands; an article on hot weather lunch options; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard oil tanker launching schedule; an article on a Swan Island Shipyard graveyard shift talent show; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard work shift talent shows; an article on a Swan Island War Bond Fete in Portland.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 the need for oil tankers and AP-5 Attack Transports; an article on a Portland Bureau of Parks and Recreation water carnival; an article on gas ration books; an article on former Swan Island Shipyard workers and writers, John and Ward Hawkins, authors of a shipyard novel turned into the Hollywood film “Secret Command”; an article on the Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin state picnic; an article on ration stamps for shoes; an article on a machinists picnic; articles on Swan Island Shipyard earning the Tanker Champ flag for the highest rate of oil tanker production; the Worker Speaks column; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Beacon Rock; an article on postwar job opportunities for painters; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the war workers’ informational film “Brief for Invasion.”

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. La Porte going into service; an article on a Portland-Vancouver paper drive; a Shipbuilding in the Portland Area series article on the Astoria Marine Construction Company; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard oil tanker launching schedule and on launching the S. S. Swan Island; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; the Worker Speaks column; an article on Liberty ships and Victory ships; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Swan Island.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 the need for AP-5 Attack Transports and oil tankers and the seven day work week for Kaiser shipyards; an article on the need for shipyard workers; an article on the Y. W. C. A. working girl picnic; an article on a Vanport Community building; an article on Oregon’s low tuberculosis deaths; an article on overseas Christmas mailing dates; an article on the Vancouver Shipyard sub-assembly plant at the Dalles; an article on the need for the seven day work week; an article on containing a polio outbreak; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on launching Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Montezuma Castle; an article on launching Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Smoky Hill; an article on Swan Island Shipyard Counselor offices; an article on IBM record keeping services at Swan Island Shipyard; an article on showing the informational film “Brief for Invasion”; an article on postwar prospects for trade with Russia; an article on the Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; the Worker Speaks column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 Swan Island Shipyard’s retention of the Maritime Championship oil tanker flag; an article on service men’s wives’ weekly meetings; an article on the prospects of postwar conversion of Liberty ships for the merchant marine; an article on Vanport teen-agers’ meetings; an article on the need for Vanport library volunteers; an article on aid for merchant seamen; an article on launching Swan Island Shipyard built oil tankers, including the S. S. Fort William; an article on Swan Island Shipyard’s welding contest; an article on the need for gifts for the oil tanker, the S. S. Swan Island; the Worker Speaks column; an article on eye injuries; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 the need for housing in Portland; an article on the availability of toys at Child Service Centers; an article on Visiting Nurse services; an article on Inter-Racial church services; an article on school bus service to Portland schools; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on rent revision; an article on extended day care at Portland schools; an article on the Vanport tuberculosis center; an article on Swan Island Shipyard x-ray screening; an article on shoe ration stamps; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Smoky Hill; an article on postwar housing construction job opportunities; the Worker Speaks column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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: Articles on the need for naval vessels; an article on the Vanport Red Cross office; an article on a softball dance in Portland; an article on polio cases; an article on a Vanport dance; an article on postwar demand for shipbuilding; an article on Vanport school programs; an article on the need for oil tankers; an article on a United War Chest drive; an article on welding contest winners; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard bulletin board; an article on Victory garden contest winners; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; a Know Your Northwest series article on regional prosperity and on agricultural and timber products; an article on child care enrollment; an article on dress codes for women war workers.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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: An article on National Victory Fleet Day; an article on a voter registration drive; an article on Silverton and its community; an article on foreign language and other classes offered by the Portland Extension center; an article on the welding contest winner, Joy Wilson; articles on the United War Chest drive; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Hood River; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Black Hills; an article on degaussing , an electrical system that protects ships from magnetic mines; an article on Helen McCartney, Bosn’s Whistle journalist; an article on a home garden winner; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Oregon State College classes; a Know Your Northwest series article on timber industry; an article on Civil Air Patrol classes; an article on War Dads of Portland; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard oil tankers, the S. S. Battle Mountain and the S. S. Fort Wood, sponsored by the Oregon Journal and the Oregonian.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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 the need for shipyard workers; an article on Major Arthur Chin, Flying Tigers, needing donations for a new P-52 Mustang fighter plane; an article on banks accepting War bonds for cash; an article on postwar job opportunities for machinists; an article on Joy Wilson, East and West coasts’ champion welder; an article on the Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; an article on First Aid visits; an article on Portland Parks and Recreation program; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on a voter registration drive; a Know Your Northwest series article on hydro-electric power; an article on Oregon State College engineering and science courses; an article on free Vanport night classes; the Worker Speaks column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, 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: Articles on fire prevention; an article on West Coast shipyards’ need for workers; an article on Woodland and its community; an article on cargo ships carrying surplus fuel; an article on Swan Island Shipyard’s retention of the oil Tanker Champ flag; the Worker Speaks column; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on a voter registration drive; a Know Your Northwest series article on agriculture; an article on the overseas Christmas mailing deadline; an article on a Vanport Negro Choral society concert; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 36

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 production problems caused by the rainy season; an article on McMinnville and its community; an article on a Vanport inter-racial forum; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard chorus; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. Fort Clatsop; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Oregon State College engineering classes; a Know Your Northwest series article on the dairy industry; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard bulletin board.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 37

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 gas ration stamps; an article on shipyard pay rates; an article on the Willamette Valley; an article on war production classes; an article on a list of Swan Island Shipyard oil tankers; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Yacolt and its community; the Worker Speaks column; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 38

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 Pacific war and the need for ships; an article on the importance of safety goggles; an article on the importance of the Bosn’s Whistle; an article on Molalla and its community; an article on a Vanport talent show; an article on the Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard lunch time movie schedule; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Stubby Bilgebottom statue; a Know Your Northwest series article on Recreation; an article on Vanport public library’s suggested reading; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. W. L. R. Emmet.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 39

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 foreign born workers; the Worker Speaks column; an article on softball equipment donated to Barnes General Hospital, Vancouver; articles on the importance of voting; an article on the postwar future of the merchant marine; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on shipyards’—especially Vancouver Shipyard’s—time saving measures; an article on the conversion of Liberty ships into hospital ships; a Know Your Northwest series article on “Shipping—Portland’s Postwar Opportunity”; an article on Vanport child care; an article on Swan Island Shipyard women burners; an article on a toy making book; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard lunch time movie schedule.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 40

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 Oregon Shipyard Administration building fire; an article on Oregon Shipyard’s continued AP-5 Attack Transport production; an article on the availability of Oregon Shipyard payroll checks; an article on the United Seamen’s Service and Merchant Marine art show at the Portland Art Museum; an article on Armistice Day; an article on Vancouver Shipyard earning the AP-5 Attack Transport Champion Flag; an article on Swan Island Shipyard earning the Tanker Champion Flag; an article on Swan Island Shipyard’s reduction in fires; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the need for magazines for oil tanker crews; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; a Know Your Northwest series article on Mining and Fishing; an article on the availability of Swan Island Shipyard gym to Oregon Shipyard workers; the Swan Island Whirley-Go-Round column; an article on Swan Island Child Service Center Attendance.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Swan Island Edition, Volume 04, Number 41

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 more ships; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U.S. S. Kershaw; an article on the Oregon Shipyard payroll delivery after the Administration building fire; an article on women shipyard workers’ increased work load, preparing Thanksgiving dinners, too; an article on a war bond drive with a car as a prize; an article on Swan Island Shipyard earning the Tanker Champ Flag; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the Swan Island Child Service Center; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; a Know Your Northwest series article on the region’s high standard of living; an article on prospects for a large postwar merchant fleet; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tankers, the S. S. Bryce Canyon and the S. S. Pilot Butte.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

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