Item BosunsWhistle_VAN19450803_0531 - The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 05, Number 31

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 05, Number 31


  • 1945-08-03 (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: Articles on Vancouver Shipyard’s C-4 Troop Transport production schedule; articles on two hospital ships, the U.S.S. Solace and the U.S.S. Samaritan, in Portland for repairs; an article on a Swan Island Shipyard machinist and family members who were imprisoned at Buchenwald; an article on oil exploration in Oregon; an article on how the shortage of workers has delayed the C-4 Troop Transport production; an article on evening canning sessions for Vancouver Shipyard workers; an article on large war bond contest prizes, including a house; an article on the contract renewal for the Northern Permanente Foundation hospital, Vancouver; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article the shipment to San Francisco of the Vancouver Shipyard built YFD 70 drydock; an article on Henry J. Kaiser’s and Joseph W. Frazer’s plans to produce automobiles; an article on Vancouver lake as a possible Navy ship mooring site; an article on a children’s play school in Vanport; an article on the Kaiser Co., ship repair, leasing more river frontage from the Portland Dock commission; an article on Clark county’s Victory Fair; an article on dismantling Vancouver housing project units and shipping them to Seattle; an article on a Vancouver housing project garden show and contest; an article on the combat experiences of the Oregon Shipyard outfitted Liberty ship, the S.S. Juan de Fuca.

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  • english

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