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Item 15477

Title: Gouge

Contributed by: Davistown Museum

Location: Portland

Media: Forged iron and weld steel, wood handle

Item 14772

Title: Ship's Caulking Tool Kit

Contributed by: Davistown Museum

Media: cast steel, wood, leather

Item 15625

Title: Slick

Contributed by: Davistown Museum

Date: circa 1840

Location: Belfast; Warren

Media: Forged or cast steel

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Exhibit

Sailmaker's roping palm, 1888

A Tale of Two Sailmakers

Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.