- Work boats
- Cargo ships
- found: Wikipedia, July 21, 2008 (A barge is a flat-bottomed boat, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods. Most barges are not self-propelled and need to be moved by tugboats towing or towboats pushing them.)
- found: Aak to Zumbra : a dictionary of the world's watercraft, c2000 (Officially, in the US, a barge is any vessel except a dredger or houseboat with no propulsion power of its own. Additional usages of the term include: 1, a bulk cargo craft of rivers and canals, which may engage in limited coastwise traffic, rigged or unrigged, towed, pushed, or self-propelled; 2, a long, light pulling boat used as a tender to a man-of-war; 3, an elegant ceremonial vesssel used as a state barge or conveyance for high-ranking government officials or visting dignitaries; 4, an ornamental houseboat, esp. one permanently moored; 5, in the West Indies, an armed dugout canoe; 6, Australia, Canada, England, France have other types of barges, including fishing barges; 7, various historic uses of the term "barge" in the US, including racing boats, boats used for naval purposes, and sailing vessels)
- 1986-02-11: new
- 2008-09-09: revised
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