Table 2 - U.S.-Flag Fleet of Passenger Vessels, Tugs/Towboats, and Other Work Boats

Table 2 - U.S.-Flag Fleet of Passenger Vessels, Tugs/Towboats, and Other Work Boats

(Inventory data as of July 1, 2001)

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Vessel type Number Capacity unit
Passenger vessels    
< 150 passenger capacity 753 51,774
≥ 150 passenger capacity 512 316,290
Total 1,265 368,064
Tugs/towboats    
< 1,500 horsepower 3,340 2,464,621
≥ 1,500 horsepower 2,111 7,273,218
Total 5,451 9,737,839
Other work boats1    
< 1,000 tons capacity 1,404 273,876
≥ 1,000 tons capacity 113 83,508
Total 1,517 357,384

1 Includes crewboats and supply and utility vessels.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, Office of Statistical and Economic Analysis, available at http://www.marad.dot.gov/Marad_Statistics/PDF/jan-jun-00 U.S. cargo-carrying fleet.pdf, as of Oct. 24, 2001.