The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 19

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 19


  • 1944-06-16 (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: Visit to Kaiser yards by Soviet Purchasing Commission and comparison of American and Soviet shipyards; Launch of the U.S.S. Munda; Employee profile of R. O. Thomas, expediter in welding rod control, who worked at the Swan Island Shipyards during both World Wars; Montana employee picnic; Updates on progress of Fifth War Loan Drive; Employee profile of Walter A. Larsen, plate shop superintendent who worked in shipyards during both World Wars; Drydock keel laying delayed by materials shortage, scheduled for late June; Employee profile of A. “Pappy” Larson, Marine Machinest; Employee profile of F. S. McAlpine who worked in Vancouver shipyards during both World Wars; Photograph of H. S. Wildermuth, spray gun painter and amateur astronomer, with his telescope that he constructed; Illustrated guide to fire safety for welding; Blood bank donation quota exceeded.

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  • english

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