The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 06

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 06


  • 1944-03-17 (Creation)


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

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Employee newspaper for Vancouver 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: “Vancouver Speeds Transport Sections” article about the prefabrication work helping to speed the construction of troop transport ships; “Kaiser Yards to Boost Accident Prevention”; “Pranks Cause Trouble, Safety engineer Says”; “’Pipe Dream’ Nightmare for O.S.C. Expediters” article about efforts to rush a shipment of Shelby pipe from Pennsylvania to Portland to complete S.S. Czechoslovakia Victory on schedule; An eye-witness account of the sinking of the Liscome Bay by gunner’s mate 2/c Elmer Mickeleit; An article on planting advice for Victory Gardens; Winners of the Safety Suggestion contest announced; Photograph of the Vancouver Poster shop producing safety posters for the shipyard; “Amateur Farm Buyers Warned: ‘Prices High...Pitfalls Plentiful’, Say Experts” article cautioning against investing wartime savings in farms without research; Photographs of firefighters demonstrating equipment for extinguishing tar fires; Article about reductions in project man-hour costs due to increased efficiency; ‘Get the Vote’ campaign planned to increase voter registration.

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  • english

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