Item BosunsWhistle_VAN19450323_0512 - The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 05, Number 12

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 05, Number 12


  • 1945-03-23 (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 the typical Swan Island Shipyard worker; an article on new basis for shipbuilding contracts; an article on Kaiser’s loss of a coastal tanker contract to United Concrete Pipe corporation, Los Angeles; an article on the shortage of rubber tires for civilian use; an article on Kaiser shipyards cafeterias (in-plant feeding); an article on Turkish officials visit to the Swan Island Shipyard; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the launching of the first Vancouver Shipyard C-4 Troop Transport, the S.S. Marine Tiger, and the launching of the YFD 69 drydock; an article on the first the Dalles Sub-Assembly plant worker to win the Labor-Management suggestion award; an article on conditions at the Bilibid prisoner of war prison in Manila; an article on a speech in Vancouver on race relations; an article on a Vancouver Victory garden contest; an article on the Little Audrey pontoon used in aircraft carrier launchings; an article on raising backyard livestock, chickens, rabbits, etc.; an article on a Kaiser engineering firm; articles on Red Cross donation drives; an article on a Red Cross blood donation booth at the Vancouver Shipyard; an article on donations to the Vancouver Barnes hospital for veterans’ telephone calls; an article on increased availability of doctors at the Vancouver Northern Permanente hospital.

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  • english

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