The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 08

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 08


  • 1941-10-18 (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: Cover story "Meriwether Lewis" launched October 19, 1941 about the launching of that ship, designated Hull 170, and Hull 172 the "William Clark" to be launched October 26, 1941; A list of guests and their photos including Gov. Charles A. Sprague, Mayor Earl Riley, Henry L. Corbett, Donald Ross, John H. Burgard, O.V. Badley, Joseph K. Carson, Ralph Dugdale; an article about descendants of Meriwether Lewis who work for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation; a three panel comic about the Lewis and Clark Expedition; information about an employee band and announcement for a hobby show; notes about other hobby groups including roller skating and bowling; a photo spread and article chronicling the construction of the Meriwether Lewis; A segment titled "Human Interest Stuff" which includes safety messages and illustrations, employee submissions, a "Lost and Found" segment and a call for reader submitted photographs; a log of ships launched and the launching program for the Meriwether Lewis; and an advertisement for vocational classes and training.

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