The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 05

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 05


  • 1941-09-12 (Creation)


magazines (periodicals), 8.5 in. x 11 in. 16 pages

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Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation 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: A message from Rear Admiral Emory S. Land of the United States Maritime Commission; articles about the scheduled launch of the Star of Oregon on September 27, 1941; advertisements for trade extension classes; an article detailing transportation issues and facilities in the shipyard and Portland industrial areas; Transcripts of speeches given by Emory S. Land and Henry J. Kaiser, both on August 16, 1941; employee safety messages and cartoons; Opinion pages and employee contributions; a piece on the merits of welding based ship construction versus riveting methods; and motivational illustrations.

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  • english

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