3 thoughts on “What’s a group of tugboats called? Tugboats on the Ohio River, near Industry, PA

  • May 7, 2020 at 11:39 pm
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    it’s called “bad for business”

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  • May 7, 2020 at 11:39 pm
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    A boat with a squared off bow which primarily pushes barges in front of the vessel is most commonly called a “pushboat” or a “towboat”, not a “tugboat”. A group all together like this is most likely referred to as a fleet.

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  • May 7, 2020 at 11:39 pm
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    Thats called “laid up”

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