The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 10

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 10


  • 1944-04-14 (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: “Hirohito Promised Vancouver Torpedo” article about a torpedo labeled “Kaiser-Vancouver” sent on U.S.S. Lunga Point headed for Japan; Photo essay featuring railroad engineers operating trains between the three Portland area Kaiser yards; An article about regular tire pressure inspection for improved fuel efficiency; “Venereal Ills Neglect Serious” article about the importance of treatment and prevention of venereal diseases; An article about John McSpadden, a rigger who received medical care through the Permanente Medical and Hospital plan; “Vancouver Highest in Riders Per Car”; “Largest Crew in Yard” photograph of the 150 member painting crew declared the largest crew in Vancouver.

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  • english

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