The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 05, Number 28

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 05, Number 28


  • 1945-07-13 (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 combat experience of the Oregon Shipyard built, Victory ship, the S.S. Brown Victory; an article on forest fire prevention; an article on the Vancouver Permanente hospital’s and clinic’s availability to Portland and local residents; an article on recreational options in the Portland-Vancouver area; an article on availability of civilian transportation; an article on war bonds as retirement income; an article on children’s food preparation classes in Vancouver; an article on launching the Vancouver Shipyard built, C-4 Troop Transport, the S.S. Marine Lynx; an article on the Vancouver Shipyard built drydock, the YFD 70; an article on Washington Governor Mon C. Wallgren’s plan for a Lake Vancouver Moorage Basin; an article on shoe stamps; an article on Vancouver Shipyard weld contest winners; an article on a Vancouver neighborhood dance; an article on the 44 hour week for U.S. Maritime Commission workers; an article on the Seamen’s Service; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on the sinking of the Swan Island Shipyard tub, the Vagabond; an article on the Missouri State Society picnic; an article on art classes at Vanport; an article on the War Loan house prize; an article on the availability of Washington state drivers’ licenses; an article on free aerial lessons in Vancouver.

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  • english

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