Winterton Boat Building Museum
Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Traditional Boat Building of Winterton
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The Gaia, sailing into L'Anse aux meadows in 1991.
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Boys sculling a punt
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A new trap skiff built for fisherman Tom Brinson.
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Boat resembling a Baccalieu skiff
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Baccalieu bully boat
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Schooner under construction
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Longliners tied up at Winterton wharf
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Dried and salted codfish is being transported, possibly to the local merchant's plant.
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The splitting table
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A large codfish
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Baiting the trawl (left to right): Eliol Hiscock, Reg Rose and Roland Hiscock
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A trap skiff with codfish just loaded aboard from the cod trap.
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Fishmakers of Winterton
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Boat building students and their instructor
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Goats were sometimes used to help pull out firewood or boat timber pieces
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Using full moulds to shape boat construction
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Backbone assembly
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Attaching battens
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