It might be managed, perhaps, and he decided to do the caulking as requested by Roberts.
When the ship's labouring forces the caulking out of her seams.
I did a lot of caulking yesterday, but I suppose I missed that place.
If a short bend fitting is used, the matter of caulking is difficult.
This fitting is threaded on one end and has a socket on the other to allow for caulking.
The hull was made water-tight by caulking the seams of the planking.
I called all hands and went to caulking with table knives, &c.
The caulking, careless from the haste in which it had been done, had come away.
The men left their tarring and caulking under the drying-stages.
Then they waited to see how well they had succeeded at their caulking.