The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 14

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 14


  • 1942-07-23 (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 report on receipt of a gold star to be added to the Award of Merit from the United States Maritime Commission; An article about ship worker ideas for safety improvements; a feature on the construction of a new hospital for the Vancouver shipyard, and the medical and hospital service plans open to employees; an article about the launch of the first liberty ship from the Vancouver Shipyard July 4, 1942; a report about laying two keels at the Swan Island Shipyard in July 1942; employee "news and views"; an article about the shipyard Shop Safety Committee; enrollment numbers for the O.S.C. and Swan Island Medical and Hospital Plan; fire safety warnings and instructions; an article titled "How Liberty Ships are Built" focusing on the Assembly Platform; employee contributions and notices to employees; a cartoon about how to deal with hot weather.

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  • english

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