The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 02

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 02


  • 1942-01-30 (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 warning against wastefulness in the workplace, a cartoon advertisement for a minstrel show; an article about the expansion of the liberty ship program and the construction of the Vancouver Shipyard; messages encouraging ride sharing and carpools, in response to traffic congestion; an article on group sickness and accident insurance plans; safety messages; poems and comics; an article about the trial run and delivery of the Meriwether Lewis; advertising for training courses in blueprint reading and ship construction; an article about the State Employment Service; an "important notice" to employees from the United States Maritime Commission and Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation about rule changes for employees; a notice about the passing of Charles A. Shea, president of Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation.

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