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Dorchester, New Jersey
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As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 08316 was 283.
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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