Item BosunsWhistle_OSC19420702_0213 - The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 13

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 13


  • 1942-07-02 (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: Details of a contest to select six workers and their alternates who would choose the sponsors for future ship launchings; details of medical and hospital group insurance plans with photographs of local hospitals; article about equipment and materials shortages ending and encouraging workers to increase production; an article about the Award of Merit for production presented to the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation; An article on the results of the ferry naming contest winners; employee "news and views"; an article on painters; a message about the speed of construction of the Vancouver dormitory with photos; an article about the first ship to be launched from the Vancouver Shipyard; a piece about the First Aid station and practices at the Vancouver Shipyard; an article titled "How Liberty Ships are Made" focusing on the Sub Assembly Shop; employee contributions and a short paragraph about the progress of the Swan Island Shipyard, with photos.

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  • english

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