Pete Hanson 53 Years a Machinist

Pete Hanson began working for Ken Gallup at the Rhode Island Engine Company shortly after finishing high school, and continued working for both Ken’s son and his grandsons. Largely self-taught, Pete is a master machinist who spends his days turning out parts which keep Point Judith’s fishing fleet out on the high seas. In this short film by Markham Starr, Pete discusses his life in the industry and the changes to fishing equipment he helped engineer and build.. click here to watch the video 17:01

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