The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 22

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 22


  • 1944-07-07 (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: Launch of the U.S.S. Roi and U.S.S. Munda; Update on drydock construction project; Photoessay on testing weld strength at Swan Island; Welder, Marie Rogndahl wins “Undiscovered Voice of America” competition; Housing projects host salvage drive; Texas, North Dakota, and South Dakota employee picnics; D-Day invasion accounts received in letters to employees; Employees win trip on U.S.S. Munda and U.S.S. Roi in War Bond raffle; Photoessay on parking lot etiquette; Employee profile on R. V. Mitchell, pipefitter and veteran of the Battles of Midway and Coral Sea; Photograph of three swing shift employees all named Lucille M. Smith; Fifth War Bond drive raises record amount; Launch of the U.S.S. Olmstead; Winning War Bond poems announced; Price ceiling enacted on used cars; Actress Jinx Falkenburg and Concert Pianist Alec Templeton visit Oregon Ship; update on LST 447.

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  • english

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