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Honor Flag for V.M.D. At Ship Launching

Launching of the 10,000-ton oil tanker Ss. Clearwater Park from Victoria Machinery Depot at 1.30 today was cause for double celebration at the ship­ yards, for at noon the ship­ yards won the right to fly the Victory Loan honor flag for going over the top of her quota of $265,500.

Following the appearance of Herbert Marshall, eminent Brit­ish actor, at noon yesterday, the workers invested $75,000 in suc­cessful endeavor to raise the honor pennant to the masthead of the new ship.

C. Clements, personnel man­ager, reports that investment in the Fifth Victory Loan by the employees already exceeds its ex­pected figure by $10,000.

The Ss. Clearwater Park was sponsored by Mrs. Wanda Gill, who until leaving the shipyard recently, had the longest service with the V.M.D. – 14 years.

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