The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 15

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 15


  • 1944-05-19 (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: National Maritime Day plans; Expanded size of the American Merchant Marine and Fleet; Postwar shipping and trade forecast; Enrollment period for the Permanente Family Hospital Plan; Additional shoe ration stamps issued for safety shoe purchases; Launch of the U.S.S. Matanikau; Shipyard former site of Fort Vancouver; Employee profile of maintenance department chief, Paul Durand; Photoessay about installation of Falk reduction gear; Regulations for sub-letting in the Vancouver housing projects; Employee profile of Jack Luihn and William Arndt who direct the shipyard housing and food services; Employee profile of Ferdinand Walla, shipwright, who escaped a Nazi prison camp and fled Czechoslovakia with his family.

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  • english

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