The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 30

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 05, Number 30


  • 1945-07-27 (Creation)


Newspapers, 11 in. x 17 in., 8 pages

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Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipyard covering shipyard productivity and current projects, safety and injury reports, war bond drives, employee sports leagues, award recipients, and human-interest stories. Topical coverage in this issue includes: An article on the Oregon Shipyard navy barge contract; an article on the War Bond contest winner who won a house; an article on Henry J. Kaiser’s postwar vision for the West, including steel production; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Labor-Management Suggestion Contest winners and their achievements; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the Oregon Shipyard aluminum ponton contract; an article on a Portland Art Museum exhibit by Oregon Shipyard worker Louis Bunce; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the increased demand for shipping; an article on a Vanport dancing class for teenaged girls; an article on the Matson Navigation company’s plans to increase civilian shipping between the West Coast and Hawaii; an article on a concert at the Portland Art Museum; the Stubby and His Friends column; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-5 Attack Transport, U. S. S. Bexar and the Victory ship, the S. S. Chelsea Victory.

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  • eng

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