Dorchester, New Jersey
|Dorchester, New Jersey|
|Elevation||10 ft (3 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||0875946|
Shipbuilding has always been the principal industry in Dorchester, and the A.J. Meerwald, the state ship of New Jersey, was built here.
It is said that it was in Dorchester where the Dutch ship Prince Maurice sank, giving the Maurice River and Maurice River Township its name.
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