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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding Industry Expands - 1850 to 1857

"… KitDavistown Museum Work was plentiful for ship caulkers, whose job was to fill the seams between the wooden planking."

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

"… (who fashioned the iron fittings), 1 rigger, 1 caulker, and 1 sail manufacturer. Shipyard workers, like sailors of the time, were fueled by a daily…"