The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 12

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 12

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  • 1944-04-28 (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: “Vancouver Clean-up Drive is Under way” article on clean-up week efforts at the Vancouver shipyard; A photograph of the 250 person swing shift crew; An update on the record setting pace of the graveyard welding crew; Lecture series on world economics hosted by Rev. James Fogarty; “Freak Mishaps Prove Painful to ‘Curious’” article detailing accidents in the shipyard; “Unemployment Pay Won’t Provide Ease” article advising workers on postwar financial planning; Employee profile and illustration of O. W. Russell, superintendent in the Master Fitting department; An article about Chinese Ambassador Dr. S. S. Liu’s visit for the launching of the carrier Astrolabe Bay; Employee profile of Don Montgomery, clearance office; A photo essay on the shipbuilding activities at Commercial Iron Works; A photograph of children at Oregon Ship Child Services making puppets.

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