The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 26

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BosunsWhistle_VAN19440804_0426

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 26

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  • 1944-08-04 (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: S.S. Poland Victory sails around the world; Guide to safe usage of acetylene and oxygen gas; Canned water stocked on lifeboats; Excerpts from 1918 edition of Columbia Shipbuilding Corporations’ WWI newspaper, “Win the War”; Idaho, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin employee picnics; $1.6 million housing improvement program submitted to the Federal Public Housing Authority; Employee profile of Mrs. Mary S. Miller, sailmaker; GM 3/c Homer Dyer spends Navy leave working in Vancouver shipyard; Miss Eloise Keller hired by the Clark County Public Utility district to instruct housing project tenants on the use and care of electric stoves and refrigerators; Henry J. Kaiser and Leo Gottlieb tour Kaiser facilities on the west coast to present on postwar employment plans; Launch of U.S.S. Pondera; Photograph of a truck loaded with salvage paper to be made into K-ration containers; Retail clerks’ union, local 942, vote to permit Vancouver merchants to remain open late on Monday nights; Sail loft adds graveyard shift; Housewives complete Red Cross home nursing course; Photoessay about hot weather lunches eaten by shipyard employees; Eric Johnston, president of the United States Chamber of Commerce, speaks at Vancouver ship launching; Four additional AP-5s added to Vancouver contract; photograph of Jim Barnes, spray painter, painting a crane; Photograph of LST, No. 466 during the capture of Sarmi in Dutch New Guinea.

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