The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 27

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 04, Number 27


  • 1944-08-11 (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: Photograph of the 70 ton deck house of the U.S.S. Rutland being placed on the ship; Lillian Herstein, director of labor relations division of the War Production board inspects Vancouver Child Service centers; Report by Vice Admiral Frederick Joseph Horne declares Attack Transports and Tankers as Naval production priority; Swan Island tankers used to transport gas and oil from England for D-Day invasion; Photoessay on using a smoke periscope to monitor boiler efficiency; Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin employee picnics; Negotiations for comprehensive healthcare coverage for Kaiser employees; Tuskegee Institute graduates working in the Vancouver shipyard contribute $300 to United Negro college fund; Vancouver Chamber of Commerce approves Monday night shopping; Former welding foreman, Private John Orville Johnson, killed in action in Italy; Additional bus service added on payday; Employee profile of E. O. Johnson, superintendent of chippers and tank testers; Residential painting program training workers for postwar employment; Launch of U.S.S. Rutland; Photograph of soldiers unloading a tank from LST 390 on an island in the Pacific theater.

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  • english

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