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Number of U.S. flag vessels by type from 1990/1991 to 2008
Number of U.S. flag vessels by type 2008
The time line shows the number of U.S. flag vessels by type from 1990/1991 to 2008. In 2000, there were 4,995 U.S. flag towboats.
Number of U.S. flag vessels by type from 1990/1991 to 2008
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Release date

2011

Region

United States

Survey time period

1990/1991 to 2008

Supplementary notes

Figures include vessels available for operation. Totals may be greater than sum because of unclassified vessels and vessels of unkonown age.
* Includes passenger excursion/sightseeing, combination passenger and dry-cargo vessels, and ferries.
** In 1992, offshore supply boats were designated as crewboats.
*** In 1992, tank barges were designated as liquid barges.

Number of U.S. flag vessels by type 2008
The time line shows the number of U.S. flag vessels by type from 1990/1991 to 2008. In 2000, there were 4,995 U.S. flag towboats.
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