Item BosunsWhistle_VAN19450316_0511 - The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 05, Number 11

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 05, Number 11


  • 1945-03-16 (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: An article on workloads (employment) at the Kaiser shipyards; an article on the Tracey Family concert at the Oregon Shipyard; an article on the Swan Island Shipyard Red Cross blood drive; an article on the construction of Kaiser Shipyards cafeterias; an article on Richmond Kaiser Shipyard contracts; an article on the Vanport St. Patrick’s Day dance; articles on Red Cross “capture packages;” an article on moving the YFD 69 drydock to the Swan Island Shipyard; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Softball Benefit dance; an article on the appointment of the Portland Council of Shipbuilders’ secretary; an article on the loss of the Oregon Shipyard—built Liberty ship, the S.S. Robert J. Walker; an article on opening the Kaiser Iron and Steel Division Portland office; an article on Oregon State College factory management classes at Benson High School; an article on Red Cross combat swimming classes; an article on the Vancouver Shipyard contract for Cimarron type aircraft carriers; articles on Red Cross blood drives; an article on the national tribute to Vancouver Shipyard’s production; an article on preparations for launching the C-4 Troop Transport, the S.S. Marine Tiger; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the Vancouver St. Patrick’s Day celebration; an article advising use of full names on all mail; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on ship repair; an article on the role women played in putting out a Vancouver Shipyard fire; an article on using lumber in shipbuilding; an article on a booklet listing child care centers; an article on wait times at the Vancouver Permanente hospital; an article on a race relations speech in Vancouver; an article on Vancouver Shipyards visit by Lillian Herstein, WPB consultant on women’s industrial problems.

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  • english

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