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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, 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: A message from Ralph Collett, traffic director; safety statistics for 1941 at the shipyard; advertisements for defense bonds and automatic payroll deductions; shift announcements and seven day schedules; information about the launching of the John Jay (Hull 181) and the William Dawes (Hull 183); advertisements for vocational classes; schedule of games for the table tennis teams, and a call for participation.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, 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: A message from Edgar F. Kiser urging increased production and addressing rumors that Kaiser Co., Inc. is profiting off the war effort; an article explaining the rules for vacation and sick time accrual; article titled "How Liberty Ships are Built"; a quiz titled "What do you know about ships?"; safety messages; employee "news and views"; a photo spread showing the progress of the Vancouver and Swan Island shipyards; employee notices and contributions.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 10

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 encouraging the purchase of war bonds through the O.S.C. Payroll allotment plan; an article about the transportation options available to employees; promotion and proclamation of National Maritime Day, May 22, 1942; short histories of a number of Oregon pioneers whom ships would be named after; employee "news and views"; an article about the raising of the Deck House Assembly Building at the Vancouver Shipyard; an article updating the construction work at the Swan Island Shipyard; an article titled "How Liberty Ships are Built" focusing on the Mold Loft; advertisements for the housing service, and job training.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, 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 report on receipt of a gold star to be added to the Award of Merit from the United States Maritime Commission; An article about ship worker ideas for safety improvements; a feature on the construction of a new hospital for the Vancouver shipyard, and the medical and hospital service plans open to employees; an article about the launch of the first liberty ship from the Vancouver Shipyard July 4, 1942; a report about laying two keels at the Swan Island Shipyard in July 1942; employee "news and views"; an article about the shipyard Shop Safety Committee; enrollment numbers for the O.S.C. and Swan Island Medical and Hospital Plan; fire safety warnings and instructions; an article titled "How Liberty Ships are Built" focusing on the Assembly Platform; employee contributions and notices to employees; a cartoon about how to deal with hot weather.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 16

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: Three features on employee contributions to workplace efficiency and inventiveness; an article urging more employees to present suggestions for methods to save time and materials; a feature and photos of a model of a tanker on display at the Swan Island Field Office School; an article about an underground tube at the Vancouver Shipyard that transports utilities throughout the yard; an article about the expansion of vocational schools available to employees and how to enroll; photos and descriptions of the types of classes available; employee "news and views"; an article about courses available to shipyard employees at Reed College, and Portland University; a feature on upgraded Air Raid alarms and radio facilities; a note about news circulating about ships being sunk; a dictionary of common shipyard employee slang terms and their meanings; an article about the rising number of women workers at the shipyard and the jobs they hold.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 18

Employee newsletter for the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation. "Star of Oregon Anniversary Edition"; Contents include: An article titled "Progress and Production" reflecting on the year of work at the shipyards and the future growth; Charts and employment figures for the three shipyards, wage tables, and description of the fiscal impact the shipyard has on the state economy; photographs and article about production records; an article and photo series titled "Men and Women, Machines and Steel: Build the Ships that Must Win the War"; Photographs and a description of the history of Vancouver and the Vancouver Shipyard; photographs and a description of the Swan Island Shipyard; an article titled "Ladies in Overalls" including a description of the work women did around the shipyards, photos of women at work, and a wage table; Description of transportation option available for the shipyards; description of housing available to shipyard employees and growth of housing needs; chart of new public housing construction projects in the Portland and Vancouver area with photographs; Photographs and descriptions of various safety precautions and services; an article about multiple insurance plans available to employees; article titled "America's Finest Industrial Hospital at Vancouver"; description of vocational training available to employees; an article about War Bonds; call for idea submissions and a brief description of the history of the Bo's'n's Whistle.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, 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: "Mystery Ship is Launched in 71 1/2 hours"; advertisements for war bonds; an article about the receipt of a star on the merit flag given by the U.S. Maritime Commission; an article titled "Whiskers Measures Tanker Progress" about a beard growing competition; Employee "News and Views of the three shipyards"; "New Rulings on Changing Jobs" with clearance procedures; "New Apparel for Women Workers"; "Homes for War Workers as Oregon's Second Largest City Takes Shape" about the construction of Vanport describing housing options, pricing, and amenities; "How Liberty Ships are Built" featuring keeps and stern frames; Description of welding rod salvage procedures; a Thanksgiving message to employees.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 04

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, with "3 Yard Scorecard"; an article about Hudson House dormitories in Vancouver; an article about new employee housing for Swan Island Shipyard workers; "It's Our War say Shipbuilders from eleven fighting nations" with profiles of workers with associated points of origin; "Labor Management Awards for January" with names of winners of employee ideas and their submissions; notices to employees; an article about pending transportation option, buses and trains; "News and Views of the Three Shipyards"; "How Liberty Ships are Built" focusing on deck houses; notice requiring all employees to provide details of citizenship; Details of when bonds are distributed by mail; notice regarding updated payroll check systems and new security enhancements of that system.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 07

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: "Mrs. Roosevelt Christens First Vancouver Carrier" photos and description of ceremony involving Eleanor Roosevelt, Governor Arthur Langlie of Washington, and Governor Earl Snell of Oregon; account of crew from the SS Joseph N. Teal; photos and cartoons about transportation options and costs; "Gold Eagle for Oregon" with photos of the award ceremony for the Maritime Commission award of merit; Excerpts from Henry J. Kaiser's speech at the launch of the SS Francis W. Pettigrove regarding "Presenteeism" April 4, 1943; "News and Views of the Three Shipyards" including a column about Billie Strmiska, winner of the women welding competition with the winner going to a national competition; "Upside Down ... Saves Time" about new prefabrication techniques; "Three Yard Scorecard"; a statement by Edgar Kaiser regarding shift times and the seven day work week; an article warning against scams; "New Hospital Facilities for Vancouver"; "How Liberty Ships are Built" focusing on preparation and application of paint; notices about "First Aid Tickets" for minor workplaces accidents, Job Training, and procedures for absences.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, 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: a call for additional contributions to the "War Loan Drive"; Updated policy on Vacations and Sick Leave effective April 11, 1943; an article about disabled employees with eleven photos and profiles; Updates from Swan Island Shipyard including photos of ship launches, new dormitories, and descriptions of the docks at Swan Island; "News and Views of the Three Shipyards"; "How Hot is 5000 degrees?" describing welding procedures, with photos; "Escort Carriers Newest Production Line Product"; "How Liberty Ships are Built" focusing on launching apparatus and preparation; Labor Management Idea prizewinners; an article about the ongoing efforts to refine prefabrication techniques to improve efficiency, and the experimentation done by the Erection Department; an advertisement for recommendation of workers to transfer to the shipyards from other nonessential industries.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 10

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: First of a cover series based on "The Four Freedoms", Freedom of Speech; guest editorial by Ben Hur Lampman, associate editor of the Oregonian about freedom of speech; "Letters from Our Men in the Services"; "A Mile of Ships" updates on the production at the three shipyards; Prize winners for April Labor Management Idea Contest; "Vanport City U.S.A" about the progress of the construction of Vanport, the amenities provided to residents with photos and descriptions; "The Story of 130 Dozen Brooms" about housecleaning staff and methods at the shipyards; "News and Views of the Three Shipyards"; "How Liberty Ships are Built" focusing on the outfitting docks; Health warnings about tracheobronchitis.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, 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: Fourth of a cover series based on "The Four Freedoms", Freedom from Fear; guest editorial by Robert Smith, Director of Information, Oregon State Defense Council about freedom from fear; "Nurseries for the Three Yards" about construction plans for new child care facilities for each of the shipyards; "O.S.C 'Tools Up' for Victory Ships" detailing construction and expansion plans to meet the expanded need with drawings of new facilities; article celebrating the launch of 200 ships from Oregon Shipyard; description of ships launched from Swan Island; and article about lunchtime entertainment programs; "How Tankers are Built" featuring step by step drawings depicting steps in the construction of tanker ships; "Things you Ought to Know" providing information about tax preparation and rules; "News and Views of the Three Shipyards"; "She Packs a Wallop!" about a new mechanized method of knocking wedges to prepare carrier ships for launching; employee submissions.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 15

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: Air raid instructions for employees; call for volunteers to join the Aircraft Warning Service; an eye safety message; an article about the results of the "Figure it out" war bond campaign; a photo of a Liberty ship loaded with cargo; photos and description of the launch ceremony for the U.S.S. Natoma Bay; "If it saves work, It's a Jig!" about the use of jigs at the Vancouver shipyard; "Widgits on the Swan Island ways" about the avoidance of problems in various tasks improving overall efficiency; "News and Views of the Three Shipyards"; "a Victory Ship gets it start" about the full scale blueprints of the Victory ship, successor to the Liberty ship, on the floor of the Mold Loft and the construction of build templates from those drawings; Labor Management idea winners; a profile on Ernie Hager and his creation Stubby Bilgebottom and the inspiration behind the comics.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 18

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 the "most popular girl" in the Vancouver Shipyard with brief descriptions of the entrants; a safety cartoon contest; updates on the recent events at the three shipyards; "Preparing for Victorys" depicting improvements to the Oregon Shipyard; an article about steps to maintain good health and to prepare for winter; Listing of employee winners of idea awards; "News and Views of the three shipyards"; "The Worker Speaks" employee submissions.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 38

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: Report on former housing barracks being repurposed to house discharged or transferring Navy sailors; “Red Feather Section” featuring multiple articles about fund raising and humanitarian causes; An article about scheduling changes at Swan Island Shipyard; Article about the first post-war ship launched at the Vancouver Shipyard the S.S. Louis McHenry Howe; Aerial photographs of the aftermath of a fire at Oregon Shipyard’s outfitting area; An article titled “A Home in the Country”.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 45

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: Article titled “Battle Photos Show Kaiser Carriers in Vital Actions” with photographs; report on raw material consumption at the Swan Island Shipyard; Photographs of IBM equipment at Swan Island; article titled “Big Job Remains in Disarmament”; report on Navy sailors occupying vacated OSC dormitories; article titled “Friday’s Launching Will Honor Labor” about the festivities surrounding the launch of the S.S. Mount Rodgers at Vancouver Shipyard; Notice of the closing of the shipyards on Nov 12, 1945 for Armistice Day; Article titled “Industry May Have to Adjust Itself to Returning Veteran”; Report of Vancouver Shipyard ending its third shift; Photographs of Oregon Shipyard in 1942 and 1944.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 06, 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 clothing drives for war victims; an article about Kaiser Steel resuming shipments of steel to China; an article about the increase in traffic deaths in the Portland area; an article about Edgar Kaiser being appointed vice president and general manager of the Kaiser-Frazer corporation; an article about government owned merchant cargo ships birthed on the Columbia and Willamette rivers; an article about a suspected arsonist in Vanport City. Condition note: Pages 5-8 missing from this issue.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 06, 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: an article about the Kaiser-Frazer Corporation’s new automobile plant and preorders for the Kaiser and Frazer model cars; an article about a suspected arsonist in Vanport City; an article about Navy ships mooring on the Columbia and Willamette rivers; an article about the launch of the first post-war ship from Vancouver, a C-4 cargo vessel, the S.S. Louis McHenry Howe; an article about war housing being moved to college campuses to house returning veterans; an article about an explosion in the Vancouver acetylene plant; an article about Navy personnel using the Swan Island Barracks; an article about an upcoming study to develop Vanport City as a future industrial site.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, 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 how shipyard shift changes are made; an article on auto tire inspection; an article on the availability of home service menus; articles on venereal disease; an article on gas rationing; an article on the need for recruits for Portland’s Veterans Guard and Patrol; an article on the invention of a clam gun to harvest clams; articles on Oregon Shipyard’s reduction in man-hours in Victory ship production; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. South Africa Victory; the Worker Speaks column; an article on a voter registration drive; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the E. J. Bartells Co., a supplier for the Kaiser shipyards; an article on financial responsibility of car owners in damage claims; an article on shoe ration stamps; an article on the establishment of a navy liaison office at the Oregon Shipyard; an article on an American Youth for Democracy meeting at the Oregon Shipyard.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, 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 economics lectures at the Portland Labor Temple; an article on postwar unemployment benefits; an article on auto tire maintenance; an article on Child Service center menus; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on Oregon Shipyard’s rat problem; the Shipbuilding in the Portland Area Series, No. 1: Commercial Iron Works; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the Oregon Shipyard contractors, National Tile & Marble.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, 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: Articles on the superiority of the American merchant fleet; an article on the postwar conversion of naval vessels to merchant ships; an article on labor turnover; an article on the history of the Oregon Shipyard; the Worker Speaks column; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on services at the Kaiser shipyards; an article on the Oregon primary election; an article on the home service menu; an article on an Institute of Industrial Relations speech at the University of Portland; an article on “Adult Night” entertainment at Vanport; an article on the launching of the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Elmira Victory by the Jack Benny Troupe; an article on the start of AP-5 Attack Transport production and the launching of the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Marshfield Victory; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Nampa Victory; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Marshfield Victory; an article on Oregon Shipyard swing shift dances.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 21

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipyard covering shipyard productivity and current projects, safety and injury reports, war bond drives, employee sports leagues, award recipients, and human-interest stories. Topical coverage in this issue includes: An article on the continued demand for U. S. naval ships; an article on Kaiser shipyards’ July 4 work day; an article on the Vanport “Sea Breeze” club; an article on the Vanport Fourth of July celebration; an article on the Texas, New Mexico picnic; a piece on the State Picnic Calendar; an article on the Minnesota State picnic; an article on the Vanport Civic association’s plan to improve Vanport social conditions; an article on the Portland Marine League; an article on the Oregon Shipyard bulletin board for posting activities and notices; an article on the Senate Truman committee’s praise for Kaiser shipyards’ reduction in construction costs; an article on Oregon Shipyard coming events; an article on Oregon Shipyard graveyard shift entertainment; the Worker Speaks column; an article on Eddie Cantor’s Oregon Shipyard visit; an article in the Shipbuilding in the Portland Area series—Gunderson Brothers; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. Laporte; the Stubby and His Friends column.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 29

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipyard covering shipyard productivity and current projects, safety and injury reports, war bond drives, employee sports leagues, award recipients, and human-interest stories. Topical coverage in this issue includes: An article on the need for transports (AP-5 Attack Transports and Victory ships) and fuel tankers; an article on President Roosevelt’s request for increased AP-5 Attack Transport construction; an article on the need for more shipyard workers; an article on a Y. W. C. A. working girls picnic; an article on the East Vanport Community building; an article on Oregon tuberculosis deaths; an article on overseas Christmas mailing dates; an article on the construction of a shipyard sub-assembly plant at the Dalles; articles on the need for increased AP-5 Attack Transport construction; an article on a seven-day work program for the Vancouver and Oregon shipyards; an article on the polio danger period; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; the Stubby and His Friends column; the Worker Speaks column; an article on Oregon Shipyard graveyard shift talent shows; an article on Oregon Shipyard Sunday transportation arrangements; an article on the Oregon Shipyard visit of Lieutentant Edward Serle, Royal Netherlands navy; an article on Child Service center hours; an article on services for women patients at the Oregon Shipyard First Aid station; an article on increased U. S.-Russian trade.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 33

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipyard covering shipyard productivity and current projects, safety and injury reports, war bond drives, employee sports leagues, award recipients, and human-interest stories. Topical coverage in this issue includes: Articles on National Victory Fleet Day—the merchant marine; an article on voter registration; an article on Silverton and its community; an article on foreign language classes through the Portland Extension center; an article on a pedestrian underpass at Vanport; an article on Oregon Shipyard’s lead in AP-5 Attack Transport construction; the Worker Speaks column; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. Drew; an article on United War Chest charities; an article on the Oregon Shipyard AP-3 Victory Ship contract; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Fall Hop dance; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; a Know Your Northwest series article on the lumber industry; an article on Oregon State college engineering science and management classes; an article on Civil Air Patrol (CAP) classes; an article on War Dads of Portland; an article on Labor-Management Suggestion contest winners and their achievements; an article on the increase in home service meals and the seven day work week; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. Eastland.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 37

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 rules for commercial cars; an article on Oregon shipyard workers’ income; an article on agriculture in the Willamette Valley; an article on war production classes in Portland; an article on the seven day work week for Oregon and Vancouver shipyards; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transports, the U. S. S. Gallatin and the U. S. S. Gage; the Worker Speaks column; the Stubby and His Friends column; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Yacolt and its community; an article on war hero Commander Corydon M. Wassel’s talk at Oregon Shipyard.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 38

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 invasion of the Philippines and the need for more ship building; an article on Molalla and its community; an article on Vanport talent shows; an article on plans for an Oregon Shipyard colored choral group; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the Labor-Management Suggestion Contest winners and their achievements; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Stubby Bilgebottom statues; A Know Your Northwest series article on recreation; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transports, the U. S. S. Gosper and the U. S. S. Granville; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on war veterans employed at Oregon Shipyard.

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 39

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipyard covering shipyard productivity and current projects, safety and injury reports, war bond drives, employee sports leagues, award recipients, and human-interest stories. Topical coverage in this issue includes: An article on Oregon Shipyard subcontractor, the E. J. Bartells company; articles on the importance of voting; an article on the postwar merchant marine; an article on a merchant seamens’ exhibit at the Portland Art Museum; an article on the Erection Crew sponsored dance party in Portland; the Worker Speaks column; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built U. S. S. Grimes and the AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. Hyde; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, the U. S. S. Jerauld; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on Vancouver Shipyard’s lead in construction time-savers; an article on converting Liberty ships into hospital ships; a Know Your Northwest series article on the postwar shipping industry; an article on child care at Vanport; an article on Oregon Shipyard subcontractor Buckler-Chapman.

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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.

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