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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 22

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: "Plenty to be Thankful For" messages from employees; an article warning about the consequences of spreading sensitive information about shipyard activities; "News and Views of the three shipyards"; "The Worker Speaks" employee submissions; details about production increases at Vancouver Shipyard; an artist's rendering of Hull 1001, the first Victory Ship along with photos of the laying of the keep for that ship; a message to workers encouraging carpools; a photo series on the day at the Child Service Center along with information about the enrollment and cost of those centers; "Biggest Tanker Lift" photos of the process of prefabricating large structures of the tanker ships and using cranes to lift and move the parts into position; Idea Contest winners from the three shipyards; a thanksgiving message to employees.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 23

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: "The Worker Speaks" employee submissions; articles reflecting on the first 300 ships to be launched at Oregon Shipyard; photos of the first week of construction of the first Victory Ship; "10 ways to keep your feet happy"; updates from the Vancouver Shipyard; "New Facilities at Swan Island"; and article titled "Merchant Shipping After the War" from an address by Rear Admiral Emory S. Land, Chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission; "From Tricycles to Hammerheads" photos of different vehicles around the shipyards; "News and Views of the three shipyards"; Labor Management Committee Idea Award winners; Award of Merit winners; and an article about worker turnover at the shipyards.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 03, Number 24

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 Christmas message from Henry J. Kaiser taken from remarks made at a religious service in California, summer 1942; "Power Curves in the three yards" with graphs showing power consumption during shifts; an article about the conservation of tires; a photo series on the progress of the first Victory Ship construction; a brief description of the plans to construct combat transports at the Oregon Shipyard; "The Worker Speaks" employee submissions; an article describing the story of the U.S.S. Liscome Bay; description of schedule and payroll adjustments for the week of the christmas holiday; an article about the conversion of tanker ships to navy oil ships; "News and Views of the thee shipyards"; "Radio Serves the 3 Yards" about the KGW-KEX radio station personalities and programming; a health and safety message about pneumonia; and a holiday message.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 36

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: Reporting on the damages from a large fire that destroyed Oregon Ship’s outfitting dock and several buildings on site; a notice of the consolidation of the three Kaiser shipyard newspaper editions back down to a single publication; an article announcing the end of vacation time payouts; an article about Swan Island producing 28 percent of all wartime T12 tankers.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 37

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 feature of the Swan Island Erection department; the launch of the tanker S. S. Fort Hoskins; a report that 11,580 welders completed training at the Swan Island Welding Training School; An article on Oregon Ship beginning construction on last ten ships; an article on Vancouver-built LST 464 receiving navel commendation; a report that a new contract may extend work at OSC; an article on naval repair ships the S. S. Gunston Hall and the S. S. Epping Forest; an article on the continued needs for USO funds; an article announcing the distribution of war work discharge certificates; an article on the increase in former shipyard workers leaving Portland and Vancouver. Even number pages miss-printed as September 24 instead of September 14, 1945.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 38

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: Report on former housing barracks being repurposed to house discharged or transferring Navy sailors; “Red Feather Section” featuring multiple articles about fund raising and humanitarian causes; An article about scheduling changes at Swan Island Shipyard; Article about the first post-war ship launched at the Vancouver Shipyard the S.S. Louis McHenry Howe; Aerial photographs of the aftermath of a fire at Oregon Shipyard’s outfitting area; An article titled “A Home in the Country”.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 39

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 “OSC Starts 5th Year; Building 454th Ship”; An article about the shipyard child service centers; An article about the repair efforts on the fire damaged outfitting area; An article about the drydock and repair area construction; An article commemorating the launch of the Star of Oregon, the first ship launched at the Oregon Shipyard; an article about a review of operations report released by the Navy regarding the fates of fifteen of Vancouver Shipyards aircraft escort carriers during the war; an article about the sale of surplus ship materials; An article titled “What’s to Become of our War-Built Merchant Ships?”.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 40

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: An article about the last nine ships to be launched under Maritime Commission contract; An article about the demolition of Burton Homes, temporary housing built in Vancouver for shipyard workers; An article about the uncertain future of Permanente Hospital in Vancouver; an article about wartime wages and industries with included graphs.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 41

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 a housing survey projecting thirty five thousand home to be built in Portland by 1955; Report of U.S. Maritime Commission opening offices to facilitate sales of surplus goods; Article titled “Prewar Rules Apply to Women, Minors” regarding changes in labor regulations; Articles about the launch of the S.S. Victory Loan; Article about the U.S.S Bexar which was damaged in a fire at the Oregon Shipyard Outfitting dock; report on the U.S.S. Manila Bay; Safety notices; an article titled “The Road to Reconversion” about the shift from wartime industry to peacetime industry.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 42

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 photos showing installation of the last propeller installations at Swan Island Shipyard, Cranes at Vancouver Shipyard, and scrap piles from dismantled parts from cancelled ship orders; a report on patrol ship repair contracts at Swan Island; article about the winner of the War Fund Jeep prize.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 43

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 the employment numbers for the Oregon Shipyard noting that between 1941 and 1945 190,000 people were employed, only 5000 remained in 1945; article titled “Future Work at Swan Promised by Kaiser”; Article titled “Navy Uses Swan for Veterans”, with photographs; An article about continuation of healthcare benefits for former employees at the Vancouver Shipyard.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 44

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: Photographs of the final ships launched at the Oregon Shipyard and Swan Island Shipyard; Article about the night launch of the S.S. Bent’s Fort the last ship launched at Swan Island Shipyard, 9000 people were present at the launching and heard speeches by Henry and Edgar Kaiser; Articles about final bond drive, Reports regarding scheduling changes to 40 hour work weeks at the shipyards; Article about Isabel Fuller, Grace Hoelscher and Katheryn Wilson, the last three women employed as welders at Oregon Shipyard.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 45

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: Article titled “Battle Photos Show Kaiser Carriers in Vital Actions” with photographs; report on raw material consumption at the Swan Island Shipyard; Photographs of IBM equipment at Swan Island; article titled “Big Job Remains in Disarmament”; report on Navy sailors occupying vacated OSC dormitories; article titled “Friday’s Launching Will Honor Labor” about the festivities surrounding the launch of the S.S. Mount Rodgers at Vancouver Shipyard; Notice of the closing of the shipyards on Nov 12, 1945 for Armistice Day; Article titled “Industry May Have to Adjust Itself to Returning Veteran”; Report of Vancouver Shipyard ending its third shift; Photographs of Oregon Shipyard in 1942 and 1944.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 46

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: the launch of the SS Coxcomb Hill; an article about Albert Bauer’s appointment as assistant general manager at Swan Island Shipyard; an article about the West Coast shipbuilding labor and management conference; an article on opening the Swan Island dorms for returning servicemen and their families; a notice that Vancouver war housing units should remain open for at least two years; an article on the Maritime Commission’s records warehouse; an article about the SS Marine Falcon transporting troops home from Japan; an article on the Hanford Engineers works in Richland, Washington; an article on steamship companies resuming prewar shipping service out of Portland.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 47

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: an article about the launching of he Brainerd Victory, the last ship built at Oregon Ship yard; an article about Oregon built transport ships bringing troops home; an article about the launch of the Boise Victory; an article about selling remaining scrap steel from Oregon Ship yard; an article about the OSC paint department; an article about ship repair operations at Swan Island; an article on the degaussing and deperming station at Swan Island; a photoessay about wartime activities in the OSC shipyards; an article on the launching of the SS Land Ready, the last ship launched from the Vancouver ship yard; an article on the Oregon Victory Loan Queen candidates; an article about the shortage of toys and Christmas toys that can be made at home.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 48

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: An article about USS Paul G. Baker, USS Gendreau, and USS Fieberling, three ships involved in the invasion of Okinawa, returning to Swan Island for repairs; an article about the launching of the SS Scott E. Land, Kaiser shipyards’ last wartime launching; an article about Northern Permanente’s potential continuation of medical and hospital plans; an article on the shift from new construction to repair work at Oregon Ship facilities; a photoessay about luxury passenger accommodations added to cargo-passenger ships to compete with air travel; an article on the trial river trips for SS Bent’s Fort; an article about the continuation of wartime health plans; an article about the Oregon Victory Loan Queen candidates; an article on the return of the Portland Christmas parade suspended during the war.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 05, Number 49

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: an article about the future of atomic bombs; an article on the continued return of American troops on Oregon built ships; an article about the construction of the Grand Coulee dam; an article about salvaging cranes damaged in the Oregon Ship Outfitting dock fire; an article about the continued high occupancy of war housing projects; an article about Louis Lee, Vancouver ship yard photographer; an article about surplus war equipment going up for auction; an article about Kaiser Steel getting a contract with the French government.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 06, Number 02

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: an article about clothing drives for war victims; an article about Kaiser Steel resuming shipments of steel to China; an article about the increase in traffic deaths in the Portland area; an article about Edgar Kaiser being appointed vice president and general manager of the Kaiser-Frazer corporation; an article about government owned merchant cargo ships birthed on the Columbia and Willamette rivers; an article about a suspected arsonist in Vanport City. Condition note: Pages 5-8 missing from this issue.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 06, Number 03

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: an article about the Kaiser-Frazer Corporation’s new automobile plant and preorders for the Kaiser and Frazer model cars; an article about a suspected arsonist in Vanport City; an article about Navy ships mooring on the Columbia and Willamette rivers; an article about the launch of the first post-war ship from Vancouver, a C-4 cargo vessel, the S.S. Louis McHenry Howe; an article about war housing being moved to college campuses to house returning veterans; an article about an explosion in the Vancouver acetylene plant; an article about Navy personnel using the Swan Island Barracks; an article about an upcoming study to develop Vanport City as a future industrial site.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 06, Number 05

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: an article about the U.S.S. Steamer Bay being used to transport troops home from the Pacific Theater; an article about the sale of Willamette Iron & Steel corporation to the Guy F. Atkinson company; an article about the Oregon Physicians Service extending health care plans to cover families of Kaiser workers; an article about Kaiser ships involved in the task force for Atomic Bomb Tests; an article about a Red Cross poster featuring Portland GI, Pfc, Gordon Pyle; an article about the decommissioning of the U.S.S. Edgecomb; an article about the Red Cross’ post-war duties and fund drive; an article about wounded veterans learning arts and crafts.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 06, Number 08

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: an article about smallpox vaccinations; an article about the Alcoa AP7 Liners commissioned for construction at Oregon Ship; an article about Vancouver nearing completion on the construction of their last C-4 cargo ship and a retrospective of the wartime work at the Vancouver shipyard; an article about new surgical and hospital service plans for Oregon Ship and Swan Island employees.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 06, Number 09

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: an article about the construction of a Permanente Workers’ Clinic in Portland; an article about work beginning at Oregon Ship on Alcoa liner hulls; an article about a Kaiser fundraiser for the American Cancer Society; an article about consolidating terminal repair crews to Swan Island; a profile on Permanente hospital doctors, J. C. Woodward and Joseph Kriss; an article about a fire at Vancouver shipyard delaying the delivery of the C-4 cargo ship, S.S. Scott E. Land; an article on the sinking of the Liberty ship, William Dawes.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 06, Number 11

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: an article about launching the rebuilt Dredge Burrard; an article about flooding hampering shipyard activities; an article about upcoming Maritime Day celebrations; an article about a near miss with a floating mine on the return voyage of the U.S.S. Rudyard Bay; an article about the ongoing contract with Alcoa Steamship company; an article on war reserve storage; an article on the Bosn’s Whistle suspending publication.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 05

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipyard 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: An article on the trial run of the Oregon Shipyard built AP-3 Victory ship, the S. S. United Victory; an article on night shopping in St. Johns; an article on the availability of the Portland Civic Recreation center for Kaiser workers and families; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built, AP-3 Victory ship, the S. S. Luxembourg; an article on the federal income tax deadline; an article on gasoline conservation tips; the Worker Speaks column; an article on Oregon Shipyard contracts for AP-3 Victory cargo ships and AP-5 Attack Transports; an article on telephone usage at the Oregon Shipyard; an article on single men’s and women’s dormitories; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-3 Victory ship, the S. S. Netherlands Victory; an article on gas rationing; an article on launching the Swan Island Shipyard built oil tanker, the S. S. The Dalles; an article on the menu at the Oregon and Swan Island Shipyards’ Child Service Centers; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on workers’ postwar employment plans; an article on the Labor-Management suggestion contest winner—a new hydrostatic pipe-testing pump; an article on sponsoring the Oregon Shipyard built AP-3 Victory ship, the S. S. Belgium Victory. Approximately ¼ of pages 5 and 6 are damaged. Someone has torn a piece out of these pages.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 06

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipyard 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: An article on a Kaiser shipyards accident prevention campaign; an article on the Bosn’s Whistle’s need for reporters; an article on problems caused by pranksters; an article on a Children in Wartime conference in Portland; an article on Oregon and Swan Island Shipyards’ Child Service Center suppers; an article on a Multnomah County voter registration drive; an article on Victory gardens; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built AP-3 Victory ship, the S. S. Belgium Victory; an article on Friday night shopping in St. Johns; the Worker Speaks column; an article on recreational facilities at the Oregon Shipyard dormitories; an article on cooperation between electrical shipyard workers and metal crafts trades workers to outfit the AP-3 Victory ships and the AP-5 Attack Transports; an article on an Oregon Shipyard swing shift dance; an article on the Oregon Shipyard cafeteria silverware shortage.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 07

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipyard 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: An article on a Kaiser shipyards worker recruitment drive; an article on pneumonia cases among shipyard workers; an article on the child service center menu; an article on postwar employment for disabled veterans; an article on gas ration rules; an article on postwar employment opportunities in South America; an article on Jewish war workers’ meetings in Vanport; an article on the need for performers for Oregon Shipyard lunchtime shows; an article on preparations for the launch of the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Iran Victory; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; articles on Portland postwar employment—the Moses Plan; an article on the launching of the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Canada Victory; the Worker Speaks column; an article on “voice mirror” (voice recording) classes at the Oregon Shipyard; an article on volunteer marine electricians at the Oregon Shipyard; an article on the Oregon Shipyard First Aid Station’s case load.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Oregon Shipyard Edition, Volume 04, Number 08

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipyard 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: An article on the Vancouver Shipyard’s construction of a floating drydock; an article on a dance at the Norse Hall in Portland; an article on the availability of Swan Island housing units to non-shipyard workers; an article on the federal income tax deadline; an article on Y. W. C. A. classes; an article on the Oregon state income tax deadline; an article on a Multnomah County voter registration drive; an article on conserving gas; an article on home food service at Kaiser shipyards; an article on the importance of oil tankers; an article on Hi-Y youth shipyard employment; an article on Oregon Shipyard Labor-Management suggestion contest winners; the Worker Speaks column; an article on the launching of the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. Iran Victory; an article on the Oregon Shipyard Child Service Center graveyard shift services; an article on launching the Oregon Shipyard built Victory ship, the S. S. El Salvador Victory; an article on Oregon Shipyard’s lunch hour programs; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; articles on shipyard job opportunities for veterans; an article on Oregon Shipyard’s superior production performance; an article on an Oregon Shipyard swing shift dance; an article on Jean Willis, the first certified female pipe welder in the Portland-Vancouver area.

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