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List of Tugs characters

Tugs, a British children's television series created by the producers of Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Robert D. Cardona and David Mitton, features two groups of anthropomorphized tugboat fleets: the Star Fleet and the Z-Stacks. [1]

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Alligator boat

Alligator boats were a type of amphibious vehicle used in the forestry industry throughout Ontario, Quebec, the Maritime provinces of Canada and the northern United States from the mid-19th century to the beginning of the 20th century.

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Anthropomorphism

Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human form or other characteristics to beings other than humans, particularly deities and animals.

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Berengaria of Navarre

Berengaria of Navarre (Berenguela, Bérengère; c. 1165–1170 – 23 December 1230) was Queen of England as the wife of Richard I. She was the eldest daughter of Sancho VI of Navarre and Sancha of Castile.

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Brad Swaile

Bradley "Brad" Swaile (born December 26, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian voice actor.

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Bucket (machine part)

A bucket (also called a scoop to qualify shallower designs of tools) is a specialized container attached to a machine, as compared to a bucket adapted to the form of a human being.

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Burke and Hare murders

The Burke and Hare murders, or West Port murders, were a series of murders committed in Edinburgh, Scotland, over a period of about ten months in 1828.

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Car float

A railroad car float or rail barge is an unpowered barge with rail tracks mounted on its deck.

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Character (arts)

A character (or fictional character) is a person in a narrative work of art (such as a novel, play, television series or film).

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Children's television series

Children's television series are television programs designed for and marketed to children, normally broadcast programming scheduled for broadcast during the morning and afternoon when children are awake.

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Chris Tulloch

Chris Tulloch is a British animator, musician, songwriter and director, who has worked on children's series such as TUGS, Salty's Lighthouse and Dream Street.

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Clearwater Features

Clearwater Features (1986) Ltd. was a British film production company (based first in Battersea and then at Shepperton Studios) that produced the first two series of the children's television series Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends from 1984 to 1986, for The Britt Allcroft Company.

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Cunard Line

Cunard Line is a British–American cruise line based at Carnival House in Southampton, England, operated by Carnival UK and owned by Carnival Corporation & plc since 2005.

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David Mitton

David Nelson Godfrey Mitton (13 July 1938 - 16 May 2008) was a British television producer and director, and an experienced model-maker and author, best known for producing and directing the children's TV series Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends and Tugs.

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Dredging

Dredging is an excavation activity usually carried out at least partly underwater, in shallow seas or freshwater areas with the purpose of gathering up bottom sediments and disposing of them at a different location.

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Espionage

Espionage or, casually, spying involves a spy ring, government and company/firm or individual obtaining information considered secret or confidential without the permission of the holder of the information.

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Fictional universe

A fictional universe is a self-consistent fictional setting with elements that differ from the real world.

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Fog

Fog is a complex atmospheric phenomenon.

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Garry Chalk

Garry Chalk (born 17 February 1952) is an English-born Canadian actor and voice actor.

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Goodnight Vienna

Goodnight Vienna is the fourth studio album by Ringo Starr.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the 1930s.

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Hamburg America Line

The Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft (HAPAG for short, often referred to in English as Hamburg America Line (sometimes also Hamburg-American Line, Hamburg-Amerika Linie or Hamburg Line); literally Hamburg American Packet-shipping Joint-stock company) was a transatlantic shipping enterprise established in Hamburg, Germany, in 1847.

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Harbor

A harbor or harbour (see spelling differences), or haven, is a body of water where ships, boats, and barges can seek shelter from stormy weather, or else are stored for future use.

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Ian James Corlett

Ian James Corlett (born August 29, 1962) is a Canadian animation voice actor, screenwriter, television producer, author and musician.

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Inman Line

The Inman Line was one of the three largest 19th-century British passenger shipping companies on the North Atlantic, along with the White Star Line and Cunard Line.

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Irish people

The Irish people (Muintir na hÉireann or Na hÉireannaigh) are a nation and ethnic group who originate from the island of Ireland and its associated islands.

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Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper is the best known name given to an unidentified serial killer generally believed to have been active in the largely impoverished areas in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888.

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Jinx

A jinx, in popular superstition and folklore, is.

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Kirby Morrow

Kirby Robert Morrow (born August 28, 1973) is a Canadian actor, voice actor, writer and comedian of Irish ancestry.

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Lancashire

Lancashire (archaically the County Palatine of Lancaster; abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.

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Lee Cornes

Lee Cornes is an English television actor and writer born in Worcester in 1951.

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Lenore Zann

Lenore Elizabeth Zann (born 22 November 1959) is an Australian-Canadian actress and politician who has represented the electoral district of Truro-Bible Hill in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly since 2009 as a member of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party.

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Lightvessel

A lightvessel, or lightship, is a ship which acts as a lighthouse.

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List of Tugs characters

Tugs, a British children's television series created by the producers of Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Robert D. Cardona and David Mitton, features two groups of anthropomorphized tugboat fleets: the Star Fleet and the Z-Stacks.

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List of Tugs episodes

This is a list of the thirteen episodes of the British children's television series Tugs which first broadcast in 1988.

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Long John Baldry

John William "Long John" Baldry (12 January 1941 – 21 July 2005) was an English blues singer and a voice actor.

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Megaphone

A megaphone, speaking-trumpet, bullhorn, or loud hailer is a portable, usually hand-held, cone-shaped acoustic horn used to amplify a person’s voice or other sounds and direct it in a given direction.

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Michael Donovan

Michael David Donovan (born June 12, 1953) is a Canadian voice actor who has done voices for many TV shows and anime.

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Nautical fiction

Nautical fiction, frequently also naval fiction, sea fiction, naval adventure fiction or maritime fiction, is a genre of literature with a setting on or near the sea, that focuses on the human relationship to the sea and sea voyages and highlights nautical culture in these environments.

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Navy

A navy or maritime force is a fleet of waterborne military vessels (watercraft) and its associated naval aviation, both sea-based and land-based.

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Nigel Anthony

Nigel Anthony (born 23 December 1941) is a theatre, television, and radio actor.

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Ocean liner

An ocean liner is a ship designed to transport people from one seaport to another along regular long-distance maritime routes according to a schedule.

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Oyster

The word oyster is used as a common name for a number of different families of saltwater clams, bivalve molluscs that live in marine or brackish habitats.

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Patrick Allen

John Keith Patrick Allen (17 March 1927 – 28 July 2006) was an English film, television and voice actor.

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Paul Dobson (actor)

Paul Dobson, of the Dobson brothers (himself, Michael, and Brian), (born Paul William Dobson on December 7, 1963) is an accomplished British-Canadian voice actor.

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Pun

The pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play that suggests two or more meanings, by exploiting multiple meanings of words, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect.

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Richard Newman (actor)

Richard Newman (October 29, 1949) is an American actor notable for his numerous voice roles in Transformers cartoons.

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Ringo Starr

Richard Starkey, (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.

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RMS Aquitania

RMS Aquitania was a Cunard Line ocean liner designed by Leonard Peskett and built by John Brown & Company in Clydebank, Scotland.

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RMS Majestic (1914)

RMS Majestic was a White Star liner working on the North Atlantic run, originally launched in 1914 as the Hamburg America Line liner SS Bismarck.

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RMS Mauretania (1906)

RMS Mauretania was an ocean liner designed by Leonard Peskett and built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson for the British Cunard Line, and launched on the afternoon of 20 September 1906.

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RMS Queen Elizabeth

RMS Queen Elizabeth was an ocean liner operated by the Cunard Line.

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RMS Queen Mary

RMS Queen Mary is a retired ocean liner that sailed primarily on the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard Line (known as Cunard-White Star Line when the vessel entered service).

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Robert D. Cardona

Robert D. Cardona (born March 7, 1930 in Southern California) is an American television writer, producer, director and animator.

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Salty's Lighthouse

Salty's Lighthouse is a series for young children, produced by Sunbow Entertainment and TLC in 1997 to 1998 in association with the Bank Street College of Education in New York.

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Scott McNeil

Scott McNeil (born September 15, 1962) is an Australian-Canadian actor and voice actor.

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Sean Barrett (actor)

Seán Barrett (born 4 May 1940, Hampstead, London, England, UK) is an English actor and voice actor.

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Shaun Prendergast

Shaun Prendergast (born 1958) is a British actor and writer.

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Simon Nash

Simon Nash is a British actor and former child actor.

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SR USA class

The SR USA class were ex-United States Army Transportation Corps S100 Class steam locomotives purchased and adapted by the Southern Railway (SR) after the end of the Second World War to replace the LSWR B4 class then working in Southampton Docks.

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SS Imperator

SS Imperator was an ocean liner built for the Hamburg America Line (Hamburg Amerikanische Paketfahrt Aktien Gesellschaft, or HAPAG), launched in 1912.

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SS Leviathan

SS Leviathan, originally built as the Vaterland, was an ocean liner which regularly crossed the North Atlantic from 1914 to 1934.

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Steel

Steels are alloys of iron and other elements, primarily carbon, widely used in construction and other applications because of their high tensile strengths and low costs.

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Submarine

A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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Sue and Sunny

Sue and Sunny were a vocal duo and session singers operating in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

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Surrey

Surrey is a county in the south east of England, one of the home counties bordering Greater London.

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Terry Klassen

Terry Klassen (born March 31, 1957) is a Canadian voice actor and voice director in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Thomas & Friends

Thomas & Friends (titled Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends prior to 2002) is a British children's television series, which had its first broadcast on the ITV network in 1984 and airs on PBS Kids in the US.

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Timothy Bateson

Timothy Dingwall Bateson (3 April 1926 – 16 September 2009) was an English actor.

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TLC (TV network)

TLC (an abbreviation of its former name, The Learning Channel) is an American basic cable and satellite television network that is owned by Discovery Communications.

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Top hat

A top hat, beaver hat, high hat, silk hat, cylinder hat, chimney pot hat or stove pipe hat, sometimes also known by the nickname "topper", is a tall, flat-crowned, broad-brimmed hat, predominantly worn by men from the latter part of the 18th to the middle of the 20th century.

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Tramp trade

A ship engaged in the tramp trade is one which does not have a fixed schedule or published ports of call.

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Tramper

A Tramper is UK Trucker slang for the driver or vehicle for long distance deliveries that may take several days.

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Tugboat

A tugboat (tug) is a boat that maneuvers vessels by pushing or towing them.

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Tugs (TV series)

Tugs (Stylized TUGS) is a British children's television series first broadcast in 1988.

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Turtling (sailing)

In dinghy sailing, a boat is said to be turtling or to turn turtle when the boat is fully inverted with the mast pointing down to the lake bottom or seabed.

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Uncle Sam

Uncle Sam (initials U.S.) is a common national personification of the American government or the United States in general that, according to legend, came into use during the War of 1812 and was supposedly named for Samuel Wilson but whose actual origin may be obscure.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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USS Grampus (SS-4)

USS Grampus (SS-4), a ''Plunger''-class submarine later named A-3, was the fourth ship of the United States Navy to be named for two members of the dolphin family (Delphinidae): Grampus griseus, also known as Risso's dolphin, and Orcinus orca, also known as the killer whale.

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USS Princess Matoika (ID-2290)

USS Princess Matoika (ID-2290) was a transport ship for the United States Navy during World War I. Before the war, she was a that sailed as SS Kiautschou for the Hamburg America Line and as SS Princess Alice (sometimes spelled Prinzess Alice) for North German Lloyd.

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Venus Terzo

Venus Terzo (born October 17, 1967) is a Canadian actress best noted for her role as Detective Angela Kosmo in Da Vinci's Inquest and its spinoff, Da Vinci's City Hall.

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West Country

The West Country is a loosely defined area of south western England that roughly corresponds to the modern South West England government region.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tugs_characters

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