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Table 1-34: U.S. Flag Vessels by Type and Age (Number of vessels)

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Agea Vessel type   Vessel type
Dry cargo Tanker Towboat Passenger Offshore support / crewboatsb Dry barge Tank / liquid bargec Total Agea Dry cargo Tanker Towboat Passenger Offshore support / crewboatsb Dry barge Tank / liquid bargec Total
1990–91, total 900 257 5,210 721 1,168 27,110 3,874 39,342 2003, total 969 104 5,172 789 1,609 27,304 4,031 39,983
<6 80 6 132 151 85 2,335 162 2,951 <6 114 9 362 69 314 4,909 604 6,381
6–10 161 38 706 120 318 4,570 316 6,229 6–10 93 7 217 89 126 4,155 396 5,085
11–15 212 50 1,029 110 474 7,639 829 10,343 11–15 110 3 148 122 93 2,976 260 3,712
16–20 141 35 844 80 144 6,374 750 8,368 16–20 127 15 198 133 111 1,054 71 1,709
21–25 82 38 750 65 84 2,607 759 4,385 21–25 168 32 1,135 84 584 7,135 774 9,912
>25 196 86 1,718 188 51 3,372 1,049 6,660 >25 354 38 3,105 287 378 6,884 1,923 12,972
1992, total 497 249 5,203 1,201 1,205 26,981 3,864 39,313 2004, total 987 103 5,314 834 1,746 27,227 4,069 40,290
<6 36 5 134 219 93 3,224 296 4,012 <6 126 11 367 72 279 4,556 676 6,087
6–10 73 28 398 198 208 1,783 121 2,829 6–10 112 10 272 97 198 4,840 453 5,983
11–15 135 54 1,137 203 567 9,114 902 12,150 11–15 95 3 166 119 109 3,057 296 3,846
16–20 73 33 926 169 189 6,696 740 8,853 16–20 132 8 157 144 64 1,169 35 1,709
21–25 31 42 716 122 91 2,475 677 4,167 21–25 130 31 1,083 92 580 6,240 639 8,795
>25 124 82 1,874 287 53 3,496 1,123 7,049 >25 390 40 3,262 308 512 7,152 1,970 13,642
1993, total 470 205 5,219 1,243 1,197 26,982 3,970 39,306 2005, total 969 100 5,290 841 1,768 27,901 4,151 41,028
<6 25 3 135 207 103 3,558 325 4,356 <6 115 11 336 62 244 4,140 743 5,651
6–10 67 22 205 221 107 1,070 68 1,764 6–10 106 13 321 96 262 5,611 512 6,921
11–15 135 43 1,221 211 597 8,810 869 11,894 11–15 74 4 157 114 107 3,120 333 3,911
16–20 70 33 968 164 218 6,772 791 9,019 16–20 137 3 155 150 59 1,507 43 2,054
21–25 41 31 674 129 106 2,904 655 4,543 21–25 116 30 907 98 464 5,174 535 7,324
>25 128 73 2,008 311 64 3,713 1,256 7,555 >25 419 39 3,406 321 629 8,113 1,985 14,918
1994, total 778 202 5,179 928 1,236 26,757 3,966 39,064 2006, total 946 90 5,285 828 1,721 27,961 4,250 41,109
<6 46 4 146 157 107 3,630 399 4,489 <6 123 14 362 53 237 3,955 833 5,577
6–10 103 12 151 185 61 1,171 36 1,719 6–10 103 10 336 88 277 6,006 496 7,316
11–15 200 36 1,135 123 540 7,903 754 10,691 11–15 75 2 172 101 103 2,913 386 3,752
16–20 130 44 966 122 309 6,314 799 8,684 16–20 127 3 132 148 55 1,949 84 2,498
21–25 90 32 664 82 130 3,873 638 5,509 21–25 96 21 690 110 359 3,629 293 5,198
>25 206 74 2,107 259 86 3,706 1,327 7,765 >25 421 40 3,581 328 685 9,204 2,155 16,414
1995, total 726 178 5,127 954 1,288 27,375 3,985 39,641 2007, total 931 80 5,356 833 1,810 27,187 4,467 40,695
<6 38 5 168 149 119 3,975 489 4,943 <6 100 8 411 46 258 4,340 1,005 6,169
6–10 90 8 134 195 58 1,483 46 2,014 6–10 102 10 355 79 288 5,508 481 6,827
11–15 168 34 959 133 463 6,387 611 8,760 11–15 90 3 191 106 104 3,537 418 4,451
16–20 135 38 988 121 412 6,507 736 8,939 16–20 117 2 144 142 87 2,080 172 2,744
21–25 80 29 726 91 141 4,897 697 6,661 21–25 86 15 380 123 213 1,482 123 2,424
>25 213 64 2,146 263 92 3,966 1,403 8,148 >25 435 42 3,860 337 853 9,893 2,263 17,705
1996, total 713 161 5,177 967 1,274 28,775 4,036 41,104 2008, total 894 76 5,424 821 1,830 26,678 4,560 40,301
<6 43 7 205 153 123 5,189 573 6,293 <6 90 10 475 45 295 4,494 1,127 6,536
6–10 74 8 118 188 61 2,041 87 2,577 6–10 102 8 360 72 292 4,435 494 5,766
11–15 141 29 715 142 351 4,505 346 6,229 11–15 96 6 214 95 123 4,543 390 5,469
16–20 155 36 1,036 119 460 7,234 840 9,881 16–20 94 3 155 129 93 2,524 259 3,257
21–25 79 23 842 87 155 5,416 723 7,325 21–25 87 12 205 138 88 935 63 1,528
>25 229 62 2,386 290 144 4,766 1,576 9,453 >25 425 37 4,003 341 936 9,395 2,225 17,375
1997, total 692 147 5,173 1,025 1,369 29,040 3,971 41,419 2009, total 891 72 5,437 833 1,856 26,447 4,561 40,109
<6 52 8 227 150 122 5,515 519 6,593 <6 70 10 517 39 279 4,782 1,212 6,910
6–10 66 2 118 187 94 2,582 181 3,230 6–10 105 7 330 63 244 3,910 510 5,170
11–15 96 27 396 152 223 1,800 137 2,831 11–15 111 9 272 95 197 5,028 444 6,157
16–20 183 36 1,173 131 588 8,943 928 11,982 16–20 81 3 159 122 101 2,786 291 3,543
21–25 84 21 918 102 177 5,772 727 7,801 21–25 98 5 154 145 63 969 25 1,459
>25 209 53 2,332 302 159 4,284 1,477 8,816 >25 426 38 3,992 367 969 8,634 2,074 16,509
1998, total 714 135 5,237 1,011 1,423 29,557 3,952 42,032 2010, total 875 77 5,466 843 1,817 26,848 4,564 40,512
<6 56 12 247 150 163 5,877 485 6,991 <6 61 17 573 27 271 5,391 1,170 7,511
6–10 55 3 124 168 105 3,117 267 3,839 6–10 110 7 303 59 212 3,398 548 4,640
11–15 105 19 196 166 111 1,113 72 1,782 11–15 111 9 330 92 231 5,587 511 6,874
16–20 179 31 1,198 129 634 8,591 865 11,626 16–20 63 3 145 114 101 2,764 329 3,520
21–25 88 22 979 106 211 5,909 763 8,076 21–25 109 3 147 155 50 1,214 36 1,715
>25 230 48 2,487 292 195 4,817 1,499 9,573 >25 421 38 3,964 395 949 8,184 1,969 15,933
1999, total 695 142 5,098 970 1,470 29,414 3,973 41,766 2011, total 851 77 5,458 1,784 1,772 26,996 4,502 40,521
<6 60 12 302 144 245 6,640 565 7,968 <6 59 17 632 258 248 6,213 1,200 8,400
6–10 49 3 140 146 114 3,192 298 3,943 6–10 106 7 290 194 194 2,730 628 4,022
11–15 97 12 146 183 61 1,231 39 1,769 11–15 101 9 355 239 239 6,038 496 7,324
16–20 146 35 1,101 120 571 7,414 742 10,129 16–20 66 3 163 100 100 2,702 373 3,510
21–25 99 30 953 95 283 5,302 760 7,522 21–25 111 3 132 51 51 1,583 77 2,113
>25 243 50 2,447 282 191 5,491 1,560 10,267 >25 408 38 3,881 940 940 7,460 1,720 14,865
2000, total 737 135 4,995 918 1,414 29,141 4,011 41,354 2012, total 833 66 5,499 861 1,668 26,923 4,627 40,530
<6 66 11 325 134 246 6,721 582 8,085 <6 56 17 649 29 241 6,213 1,432 8,569
6–10 50 4 143 118 106 3,051 329 3,802 6–10 92 12 304 47 184 2,969 655 4,273
11–15 113 8 142 178 58 1,565 48 2,112 11–15 100 9 368 77 237 5,515 480 6,792
16–20 136 34 929 124 454 5,846 602 8,125 16–20 82 3 183 108 84 3,474 412 4,352
21–25 105 30 954 90 332 5,365 712 7,588 21–25 90 0 144 157 68 1,851 155 2,475
>25 263 48 2,497 271 214 6,461 1,714 11,470 >25 413 25 3,850 443 853 6,792 1,490 13,918
2001, total 966 120 5,150 733 1,573 28,920 4,122 41,588 2013, total 844 65 5,473 833 1,645 26,387 4,694 39,999
<6 114 12 369 84 305 6,830 623 8,337 <6 57 16 617 34 217 5,334 1,420 7,717
6–10 76 3 167 81 111 2,815 388 3,641 6–10 89 14 349 49 202 3,391 737 4,847
11–15 132 5 125 138 68 2,043 85 2,596 11–15 105 8 363 65 243 4,463 487 5,736
16–20 139 32 692 110 372 4,241 329 5,916 16–20 85 2 218 94 110 4,531 387 5,437
21–25 154 28 972 77 452 6,126 805 8,614 21–25 74 2 155 143 77 2,371 246 3,076
>25 347 40 2,818 240 262 6,712 1,884 12,306 >25 422 21 3,767 447 792 6,106 1,415 13,028
2002, total 989 108 5,180 750 1,591 28,313 4,068 41,002 2014, total 846 61 5,476 853 1,692 26,387 4,869 40,082
<6 113 13 369 70 322 6,117 595 7,599 <6 55 17 566 27 198 4,749 1,447 7,093
6–10 86 3 185 92 96 3,416 419 4,298 6–10 74 15 452 51 206 3,979 883 5,676
11–15 130 2 142 136 89 2,499 172 3,170 11–15 107 7 328 65 201 3,743 510 4,963
16–20 114 22 381 117 228 1,669 134 2,665 16–20 94 5 273 99 170 4,991 429 6,079
21–25 175 35 1,091 75 547 7,702 843 10,468 21–25 438 2 155 143 77 2,615 286 3,341
>25 368 33 3,004 256 305 6,731 1,904 12,603 >25 439 15 3,696 493 821 5,927 1,313 12,852

a Age is based on the year the vessel was built or rebuilt.

b In 1992, Offshore support boats were designated as crew boats.

c In 1992, Tank barges were designated as Liquid barges.

NOTES

Figures include vessels available for operation.

Totals may be greater than sum because of unclassified vessels and vessels of unknown age.

SOURCE

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Transportation Lines of the United States, Volume 1, National Summaries (New Orleans, LA: Annual Issues), table 4, available at http://www.navigationdatacenter.us/veslchar/pdf/ as of June 21, 2016.