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  1. A barge is a type of long narrow flat bottomed boat. (Web site)
  2. Barge is a sturdy, flat-bottomed boat used to carry bulk cargo, such as cement, coal, logs, oil, sand, and sugar.
  3. Barge is part of the Ingram Marine Group , in turn part of Ingram Industries .
  4. The name of this boat comes from the native corruption of the word "barge". (Web site)
  5. Barge - A long vessel with a flat bottom used to carry freight on rivers.


  1. A box barge is usually placed in the center and rear of the tow and can hold more cargo. (Web site)
  2. Goods delivered "alongside" are to be placed on the dock or barge within reach of the transport ship's tackle so that they can be loaded.


  1. The barge moves over 800 metres from dock 1 to dock 2 and return, transporting rolling stock.
  2. The barge and tugboat are approaching dock 2, note the tugboat is traveling reversed.
  3. On unloading or loading rolling stock, the red arrows at the dock 1 end of the model are operated to return the barge to dock 1.
  4. Note the red arrows to operate the barge, it travels in a straight line to the second dock about 800 metres away.
  5. Cameo by Bobby Barge Theodore Changes Sides: George says that Theodore can sleep with the ocean tugs on the other side of the home dock while Emily is away.


  1. A pleasure barge is a flat bottomed, slow moving boat used for leisure. (Web site)
  2. An ivory model of a Qing Dynasty imperial pleasure barge exists at the Vancouver Maritime Museum. (Web site)
  3. When the Pharaoh Akhenaten revolutionized Egyptian religion, he renamed his pleasure barge "Splendour of Aten" after his dominant god. (Web site)


  1. The outer hull of a barge can come in one of two configurations. (Web site)
  2. Barge is attested from 1300, from Old French barge, from Vulgar Latin barga.
  3. Kettuvallam is made entirely of jack wood plants tied (ketu) together with strong coir rope to form a huge barge (vallam).
  4. The barge drifted across the channel and hit the tanker McColl.
  5. Look at the Foss Cup page for him pushing himself, sitting on a barge.

Barge Used

  1. Lighter (barge) A type of flat-bottomed barge used to transfer goods to and from moored ships.
  2. On the UK canal system, the term barge is used to describe a boat wider than a narrowboat.

Flat-Bottomed Boat

  1. Image:CrushedStoneBarge.jpg A barge is a flat-bottomed boat, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods. (Web site)
  2. BARGE - Flat-bottomed boat designed to carry cargo on inland waterways, usually without engines or crew accommodations.


  1. Barges are still used today for low value bulk items, as the cost of hauling goods by barge is very low.
  2. The sailing barge, had a windless for hauling up the anchor and raising the mast and a living cabin or cuddy in the after part.


  1. Bobby: A big barge sometimes used for salvage operations.
  2. Cameo by Bobby Barge Night Shift: The Dispatcher assigns Theodore and Hank to do the night shift because the other tugs don't want to stay up all night.


  1. Guysborough Makes a Friend: Digby is told about the grumpy garbage barge, Guysborough. (Web site)
  2. Guysborough (the garbage barge) is named after Guysborough County on the south shore of Nova Scotia. (Web site)


  1. Barrington and Bonnivista barge are introduced.
  2. Bonnivista Barge makes a cameo.

Royal Barge

  1. Barracks barge, Royal barge, liquid cargo barge, dry bulk cargo barge and railcar barge are the common types of shipping barges.
  2. Royal barge (ceremonial) (e.g.
  3. The royal barge is rowed by fifty oarsmen, steered by two steersmen, and commanded by two officers. (Web site)

Barge Designed

  1. TANK BARGE - A river barge designed for the carriage of liquid bulk cargoes.


  1. Note the green track is fixed in position and the blue track moves with the barge.
  2. This allows the user to connect other invisible track to the green track on the model, and drive a tugboat onto the moving barge transfer model.


  1. A popular Thames barge which was swim-headed and only 45 to 55 feet long, used during the first half of the nineteenth century.
  2. Stumpy Barge A Thames sailing barge with no topsail - or top mast sailing stumpy-rigged.


  1. Modern usage uses a ten foot pole, but the earliest instances in print involve a forty foot pole[1], which is improbably long for operating a barge.
  2. This was a bluff-bowed, flat-bottomed barge operating mainly on the Wey Navigation and appearing in the London docks.


  1. The towboat Angelina pushes a barge in New Orleans.
  2. ATB's remain coupled all the time; the tug pushes its barge in all but the roughest seas.


  1. This meant that the flat square ends of the barge or lighter were raked outwards to overhang water level, while the sides were fairly flat and straight.
  2. LASH - Lighter aboard ship: A barge carrier designed to act as a shuttle between ports, taking on and discharging barges.


  1. A Mersey flat is a two masted, doubled-ended barge with rounded bilges, carvel build and fully decked. (Web site)
  2. A barge pole is used by lightermen to fend off the barge as it nears other vessels or a wharf.
  3. Smaller barge fleets also operate on the East ( Hudson River, etc.) and West coasts ( Columbia River, Sacramento River, etc) of the United States.
  4. Although some narrow boats were built to a design based on river barges, it is incorrect to refer to a narrowboat (or narrow boat) as a barge. (Web site)
  5. Rebecca usually heads out with Theodore, Shelburne the Sea barge, and Northumberland to find treasure. (Web site)


  1. When Hank tries to tow a barge from the side during his towing test, Theodore says that you're supposed to tow a barge from the front.
  2. A notch tug has a large towing winch on its stern but it gets its name from the deep notch built into the stern of the barge. (Web site)


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