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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 03

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: Segment titled "All Hands On Deck!" detailing the naming of the Bo's'n's' Whistle and soliciting for content suggestions; safety notices; employment announcements; housing advertisements; an article about the work of shipbuilding including drafting, rigging and molding; an article about Benson Polytechnic Defense Training School advertising tradecraft courses; notices from management; Articles on the installation of IBM accounting machines and associated punch card technology; Article about Esther Hawley Holmes a stenographer and aspiring engineer; safety advertisements and motivational poetry.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 05

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: A message from Rear Admiral Emory S. Land of the United States Maritime Commission; articles about the scheduled launch of the Star of Oregon on September 27, 1941; advertisements for trade extension classes; an article detailing transportation issues and facilities in the shipyard and Portland industrial areas; Transcripts of speeches given by Emory S. Land and Henry J. Kaiser, both on August 16, 1941; employee safety messages and cartoons; Opinion pages and employee contributions; a piece on the merits of welding based ship construction versus riveting methods; and motivational illustrations.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 06

Employee newsletter for the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation. Special edition titled "Liberty Fleet Day" commemorating the launch of the Star of Oregon. Contents include: An article describing circumstances behind "Liberty Fleet Day" and the launching of twelve liberty ships from shipyards around the country on September 27, 1941; the launching day program; the story of the naming of the Star of Oregon and the construction of the ship; a promotional statement on the ship launching ceremony; an article about the various leisure activities workers participated in; a historical perspective and physical comparison of the Star of Oregon and its namesake; An article advertising vocational training courses at Benson Polytechnic School; an article about superstitions involving launching ceremonies; cartoons, illustrations and photographs; a short piece about the availability of supplementary reading material made available to shipyard workers by the Portland Library Association; a list of children born to shipyard employees; an advertisement for a private shipyard launch party at Janzen Beach; safety messages and illustrations; a poem by Joaquin Miller accompanied by an illustration.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 02

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: A warning against wastefulness in the workplace, a cartoon advertisement for a minstrel show; an article about the expansion of the liberty ship program and the construction of the Vancouver Shipyard; messages encouraging ride sharing and carpools, in response to traffic congestion; an article on group sickness and accident insurance plans; safety messages; poems and comics; an article about the trial run and delivery of the Meriwether Lewis; advertising for training courses in blueprint reading and ship construction; an article about the State Employment Service; an "important notice" to employees from the United States Maritime Commission and Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation about rule changes for employees; a notice about the passing of Charles A. Shea, president of Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 06

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: Photographs of the launching of the S.S. John Dickinson (Hull 189) and the S.S. Fisher Ames (Hull 190); praise for cutting the waste of welding materials; an advertisement for vocational training courses; an article about bus transportation; an article about fire safety; employee "news and views"; a sexist cartoon about women working in the shipyard; photographs and charts illustrating the productivity of the shipyard; articles about the construction of the Vancouver and Swan Island Shipyards; employee contributions.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 09

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: Photographs and accounts of the ceremony to commemorate the "Awards of Merit" given to the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation by the United States Maritime Commission; photographs and an article about war bonds; safety messages; advertisements for vocational training courses; employee "news and views"; article titled "How Liberty Ships are Built"; Housing information for the Vancouver Shipyard; Photographs and updates on the construction of the Swan Island Shipyard; article about conservation of scrap shipbuilding materials; employee contributions.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 13

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: Details of a contest to select six workers and their alternates who would choose the sponsors for future ship launchings; details of medical and hospital group insurance plans with photographs of local hospitals; article about equipment and materials shortages ending and encouraging workers to increase production; an article about the Award of Merit for production presented to the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation; An article on the results of the ferry naming contest winners; employee "news and views"; an article on painters; a message about the speed of construction of the Vancouver dormitory with photos; an article about the first ship to be launched from the Vancouver Shipyard; a piece about the First Aid station and practices at the Vancouver Shipyard; an article titled "How Liberty Ships are Made" focusing on the Sub Assembly Shop; employee contributions and a short paragraph about the progress of the Swan Island Shipyard, with photos.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 19

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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 titled "Hot Ship" describing the record breaking construction and delivery of the Joseph N. Teal in 13 days 23 and a half hours, beating the previous record by half. Includes a series of photographs documenting construction and the launch; and article promoting the purchase of war bonds; Employee "News and Views of the Three Shipyards"; an article titled "New Safety Building and Field Hospital of Oregon Shipworkers" describing new consolidated first aid services for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation; An article titled "Tankers Grow at Swan Island"; An article describing the consolidation of employee services such as vocational training, housing, transportation and counseling services and where to go for services at each shipyard; "How Liberty Ships are Built" featuring the inner bottom sections of Liberty Ships; a listing of upcoming ship sponsors, and a comic; Photo on the back cover of Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a car on with Henry Kaiser on his visit to the shipyards.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 01

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: Updates from each shipyard, Swan Island - "Another Tanker Launched -- One Delivered", Vancouver - "First of New Libertys Launched in 42 Days", Oregon - "Honors Scrap Drive Winners from Seven States in New Record Breaking Launchings" with photos and "3-Yard Launch Scorecard"; "Colors for Safety"; winter safety messages; Tax preparation information, with examples, charts, and descriptions for state and federal filing; "News and Views of the Three Shipyards"; Description of the outcome of the "Help-a-Buddy Drive" to aid wounded service men; An article about tonnage classifications and definitions; an article about recreation facilities at Hudson House dormitory; "It's a Man's World .. or is it!" profiling the rise of women workers on each shipyard, the types of jobs they hold, and the shortage of facilities necessary to accommodate women as a larger percentage of the workforce; "How Liberty Ships are Built" focusing on ship engines, noting that engines were built by two Portland companies, Iron Fireman, and Willamette Iron & Steel; articles about the Sheet Metal Shop, and profiles of shipyard receptionists.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 02

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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 about absenteeism at each shipyard and short profiles of three employees with perfect attendance records; Updates from Vancouver and Swan Island; "Ideas Win Awards" with a list of winners; "Oregon ... a year in review" with charts and photos of the progress of the Oregon Shipyard and events over the course of 1942; "1942 at Vancouver" with photos and description of the events at Vancouver Shipyard; "Swan Island ... from airport to shipyard in 6 months" photos and descriptions of the year at Swan Island Shipyard; "News and Views of the Three Shipyards"; "How Liberty Ships are Built" focusing on propellers; "What are Plimsol Marks?"; "The Yard Whistle".

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 09

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: Results of the "War Loan Drive" with totals amounting to almost 2 million dollars in additional bonds purchased; Photos and descriptions of events during the fundraising drive; an article about "Victory Gardens"; an article about the contracts for new "Victory Ships" to be constructed at the shipyards and updates on ship launchings; "How Liberty Ships are Built" with step by step drawings of the shipbuilding process; "Kaiser College of Shipyard Knowledge" about new employee training procedures; "News and Views of the Three Shipyards"; "Counsel for Feminine Shipbuilders" about counseling services provided to women workers at all three shipyards, with descriptions of the kinds of assistance offered and a listing of counselors; photos and descriptions of recreation facilities and activities.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 14

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: a feature on the U.S. Maritime Commission Award of Merit received by the Vancouver Shipyard; an article about fire safety; an article with advice for working in hot weather; updates from each shipyard; "Figure it out Yourself" about the distribution of booklets and cards for calculating additional contributions to war bonds; Prizewinners for Labor Management ideas; "News and Views of the Three Shipyards"; an article about the "Merchant Seaman's Center"; "Homes for 19,646 Shipbuilders" describing the additional housing opened for shipyard workers.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 20

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: Message to workers about increased production goals at the Vancouver Shipyard; Updates on the three shipyards; An article about wartime cargo and the versatility of tanker ships; "The Payoff is a bigger job than you might think...here's how it goes..." detailing the steps and departments responsible for the distribution of employee pay; "How does a Victory Ship Differ from a Liberty?" detailed drawings and descriptions on the differences between ships; "The Worker Speaks" employee submissions; an article about using film strips to aid in vocational training, detailing a method developed by Leonard Delano photographer at Swan Island to create the training materials; "News and Views of the three shipyards"; An aerial map of Vanport City with number markers indicating points of interest, services and amenities; List of Labor-Management Committee Award of Merit winners.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 22

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: "Plenty to be Thankful For" messages from employees; an article warning about the consequences of spreading sensitive information about shipyard activities; "News and Views of the three shipyards"; "The Worker Speaks" employee submissions; details about production increases at Vancouver Shipyard; an artist's rendering of Hull 1001, the first Victory Ship along with photos of the laying of the keep for that ship; a message to workers encouraging carpools; a photo series on the day at the Child Service Center along with information about the enrollment and cost of those centers; "Biggest Tanker Lift" photos of the process of prefabricating large structures of the tanker ships and using cranes to lift and move the parts into position; Idea Contest winners from the three shipyards; a thanksgiving message to employees.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 04, Number 01

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: A series of articles reviewing the events of 1943 at the Shipyards; production records, employment figures showing growth at each shipyard and gender statistics; wage information and war bond purchases, absentee numbers for 1943; an article detailing the features of the yards including cranes, buildings and facilities; health and safety statistics including accidents and injuries and healthcare facilities; an article about the Labor management committee idea awards and the time saved by the suggestions, Idea Award Winners for December 1943; an article about the growth of housing in the Portland and Vancouver area with photos; an article about transportation statistics and options in 1943; advertisement for a fourth War Bond drive.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 36

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: Reporting on the damages from a large fire that destroyed Oregon Ship’s outfitting dock and several buildings on site; a notice of the consolidation of the three Kaiser shipyard newspaper editions back down to a single publication; an article announcing the end of vacation time payouts; an article about Swan Island producing 28 percent of all wartime T12 tankers.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 37

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: A feature of the Swan Island Erection department; the launch of the tanker S. S. Fort Hoskins; a report that 11,580 welders completed training at the Swan Island Welding Training School; An article on Oregon Ship beginning construction on last ten ships; an article on Vancouver-built LST 464 receiving navel commendation; a report that a new contract may extend work at OSC; an article on naval repair ships the S. S. Gunston Hall and the S. S. Epping Forest; an article on the continued needs for USO funds; an article announcing the distribution of war work discharge certificates; an article on the increase in former shipyard workers leaving Portland and Vancouver. Even number pages miss-printed as September 24 instead of September 14, 1945.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 39

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: Cover story “OSC Starts 5th Year; Building 454th Ship”; An article about the shipyard child service centers; An article about the repair efforts on the fire damaged outfitting area; An article about the drydock and repair area construction; An article commemorating the launch of the Star of Oregon, the first ship launched at the Oregon Shipyard; an article about a review of operations report released by the Navy regarding the fates of fifteen of Vancouver Shipyards aircraft escort carriers during the war; an article about the sale of surplus ship materials; An article titled “What’s to Become of our War-Built Merchant Ships?”.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 40

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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 about the last nine ships to be launched under Maritime Commission contract; An article about the demolition of Burton Homes, temporary housing built in Vancouver for shipyard workers; An article about the uncertain future of Permanente Hospital in Vancouver; an article about wartime wages and industries with included graphs.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 44

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: Photographs of the final ships launched at the Oregon Shipyard and Swan Island Shipyard; Article about the night launch of the S.S. Bent’s Fort the last ship launched at Swan Island Shipyard, 9000 people were present at the launching and heard speeches by Henry and Edgar Kaiser; Articles about final bond drive, Reports regarding scheduling changes to 40 hour work weeks at the shipyards; Article about Isabel Fuller, Grace Hoelscher and Katheryn Wilson, the last three women employed as welders at Oregon Shipyard.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 46

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: the launch of the SS Coxcomb Hill; an article about Albert Bauer’s appointment as assistant general manager at Swan Island Shipyard; an article about the West Coast shipbuilding labor and management conference; an article on opening the Swan Island dorms for returning servicemen and their families; a notice that Vancouver war housing units should remain open for at least two years; an article on the Maritime Commission’s records warehouse; an article about the SS Marine Falcon transporting troops home from Japan; an article on the Hanford Engineers works in Richland, Washington; an article on steamship companies resuming prewar shipping service out of Portland.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 49

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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 about the future of atomic bombs; an article on the continued return of American troops on Oregon built ships; an article about the construction of the Grand Coulee dam; an article about salvaging cranes damaged in the Oregon Ship Outfitting dock fire; an article about the continued high occupancy of war housing projects; an article about Louis Lee, Vancouver ship yard photographer; an article about surplus war equipment going up for auction; an article about Kaiser Steel getting a contract with the French government.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 06, Number 08

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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 about smallpox vaccinations; an article about the Alcoa AP7 Liners commissioned for construction at Oregon Ship; an article about Vancouver nearing completion on the construction of their last C-4 cargo ship and a retrospective of the wartime work at the Vancouver shipyard; an article about new surgical and hospital service plans for Oregon Ship and Swan Island employees.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, 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: An article on Kaiser shipyards Child Services centers accepting older children; an article on Home Service food orders; an article on bus service from Salem, Oregon, to the Kaiser shipyards; an article on the Truman War Investigation committee’s favorable findings regarding the Oregon Shipbuilding corporation; an article on the Jewish War Workers’ meeting at Swan Island; articles on Oregon Shipyard’s reduction in production time for Victory ships; the Worker Speaks column; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. El Salvador Victory; an article on a voters’ informational meeting; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Buckler company and its contracts to outfit aircraft carriers for the Maritime commission; an article on submitting art works for an exhibit at the Portland Art Museum; an article on voter registration; an article on the Oregon state income tax deadline; an article on the federal income tax deadline; articles on Oregon Shipyard concerts.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, 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 the increased demand for U.S. naval vessels; an article on Swan Island Shipyard winning the tanker production champion flag and on the launching of the S. S. Fort Winnebago; an article on unhealthy lakes near Vanport; an article on a Vanport dance supporting war bonds; an article on a war bond poetry contest; an article on the Minnesota State picnic; an article on future state picnics; an article on an Oregon Shipyard acetylene explosion; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Labor-Management suggestion contest winners; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Skagway Victory; an article on an Oregon Shipyard recital by pianist Alec Templeton; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Quinault Victory; an article on Oregon Shipyard war bond contest winners and the ships they will launch; the Worker Speaks column; an article on Kaiser shipyards’ payroll; an article on Vanport City’s first election; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. Laporte; an article on Oregon Shipyard’s lead in producing AP-5 Attack Transports; an article on Jack Dempsey’s Oregon Shipyard visit; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on Oregon Shipyard Democratic election results.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, 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 the navy’s need for AP-5 Attack Transports and fuel Tankers; an article on the Portland Parks and Public Recreation’s water carnival; an article on gasoline ration coupons; an article on the Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin State Picnic; an article on a film, “Secret Command,” written by former Swan Island shipyard workers; an article on shoe stamp rations; an article on a Barnes hospital show performed by Oregon Shipyard graveyard shift workers; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. Mellette; an article on U. S. Attorney General Francis Biddle’s Oregon Shipyard visit; an article on Oregon Shipyard graveyard shift shows; the Worker Speaks column; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on the Oregon Shipyard First Aid station schedule; an article on postwar job opportunities for painters; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Radio Station KXL’s Inquiring Reporter, Tom Walker’s Oregon Shipyard visit; an article on the Oregon Shipyard visit of Clare Hayes, radio commentator of the “War-time Women” program.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, 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 Swan Island’s retention of the Maritime Championship tanker flag for its lead in fuel tanker construction; an article on the availability of a Vanport community sewing machine; an article on meetings for servicemen’s wives at the Portland Y. W. C. A.; an article on the importance of Liberty ships; an article on weekly entertainment for Vanport teenagers; an article on the Vanport library hours; an article on United War Chest services for merchant seamen; articles on speeding up Oregon Shipyard’s AP-5 Attack Transport construction schedule; an article on Oregon Shipyard orchestra’s need for a pianist; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. Darke; the Worker Speaks column; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on payroll deductions for Oregon Shipyard child care center costs; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Oregon Shipyard Sunday work on AP-5 Attack Transports.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, 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 the continued need for temporary housing in the Portland area; an article on Kaiser Shipyard Child Services centers’ use of toys made from recycled materials; an article on Portland Visiting Nurse Association services; an article on Vanport inter-racial church services; an article on Vanport bus service to Portland high schools; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on rent control; an article on extended day care at Portland schools; an article on the Vanport Tuberculosis Center; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. Deuele; an article on a war bond drive with a car as a prize; an article on Oregon Shipyard swing shift dances; an article on the availability of canning peaches; an article on the loss of man hours due to accidents at Oregon Shipyard; an article on Oregon Shipyard capturing the “AP-5 (Attack Transport) Champ Flag” for its lead in AP-5 construction; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the availability of Medical and Hospital plan pamphlets; an article on postwar job opportunities in Pacific Northwest construction industries; the Stubby and His Friends column.

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