The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 08

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BosunsWhistle_VAN19440331_0408

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 08

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  • 1944-03-31 (Creation)

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

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(1941-)

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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: “Drydock Receives Official Approval” article on plans for a floating drydock under construction at the Vancouver shipyard; A photograph of women dressed as Hula dancers during a United Nations on Parade pageant at McLoughlin Heights; An article about opening the Swan Island dormitories and barracks to non-shipyard workers to help alleviate Portland’s housing shortage; An article about the challenges of fulfilling the troop transport contract in the allotted time frame; Updates on efforts to get shipyard employees registered to vote; a photographs of men using yokes to carry paint on the Outfitting dock; “War Veterans Given Jobs at Kaiser Yards” article about wounded troops working in shipyards during rehabilitation.

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