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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.
Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human traits, emotions, or intentions to non-human entities.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
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 for manual use by a human being.
The Burke and Hare murders were a series of 16 murders committed over a period of about ten months in 1828 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
A railroad car float or rail barge is an unpowered barge with rail tracks mounted on its deck.
A character (sometimes known as a fictional character) is a person or other being in a narrative (such as a novel, play, television series, film, or video game).
A children's television series, or children's show, is a television show designed and marketed to children, normally scheduled for broadcast during the morning and afternoon, when children are usually awake.
Chris Tulloch is a British animator, musician, singer, songwriter, writer and director, who has worked on children's series such as TUGS, Salty's Lighthouse and Dream Street.
Clearwater Features, 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.
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
David Nelson Godfrey Mitton (13 July 1938 – 16 May 2008) was a British television producer, director and writer, and an experienced model-maker and author, best known for producing and directing the children's TV programmes Thomas & Friends and Tugs.
Dredging is an excavation activity usually carried out underwater, in harbours, shallow seas or freshwater areas with the purpose of gathering up bottom sediments to deepen or widen the sea bottom / channel.
Espionage or spying, is the act of obtaining secret or confidential information without the permission of the holder of the information.
A fictional universe is a self-consistent setting with events, and often other elements, that differ from the real world.
Fog is a visible aerosol consisting of minute water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface.
French A. Tickner (August 26, 1930), is an American and Canadian actor, voice actor, known for his work in Ocean Productions.
Geordie is a nickname for a person from the Tyneside area of North East England, and the dialect spoken by its inhabitants.
Goodnight Vienna is the fourth studio album by Ringo Starr.
A harbor or harbour (see spelling differences; synonyms: wharves, haven) is a sheltered body of water where ships, boats, and barges can be docked.
is a Japanese voice actor and member of 81 Produce.
Ian James Corlett (born August 29, 1962) is a Canadian voice actor, producer, and author.
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.
The Irish people (Muintir na hÉireann or Na hÉireannaigh) are a nation and ethnic group native to the island of Ireland, who share a common Irish ancestry, identity and culture.
Jack the Ripper is the best-known name for 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.
is a Japanese voice actor currently affiliated with Vi-Vo.
is a Japanese voice actor.
Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.
Lee Cornes is an English television actor and writer born in Hayes in 1951. A stand up comedian since 1980, he was a regular compere at London's Comedy Store throughout the 1980s and won best Stand Up Comedian at the Charrington London Fringe Awards in 1987. Cornes appeared in three series of Blackadder, in two episodes of The Young Ones and as barman 'Dick Head' in the TV show Bottom. He made an appearance in the first episode of Filthy, Rich & Catflap as a binman. Appeared in the Comic Strip episode "Slags". Appearances on Saturday Night Live. Cornes also starred in children's drama Grange Hill as Mr. Jeff Hankin (1990–2002); provided voices for characters in children's television series TUGS, and featured in the Doctor Who story "Kinda" as the Trickster (1982). He appeared in Red Dwarf as Paranoia in the series one episode "Confidence and Paranoia". He also appeared several times in the BBC Scotland sitcom Rab C. Nesbitt, once as a DSS Clerk and again as a barman in a highland pub. He appeared in the 2002 S Club Juniors video "One Step Closer." In November 2010 he appeared as Dave in Episode 6 of E4 comedy Phoneshop. He appeared as the Tooting Flasher in Matt Berry's Toast of London pilot. Appeared in Hustle. Also appearances in French and Saunders, The Lenny Henry Show, The Detectives, After You've Gone, and My Family. Stage appearances include Ken Campbell's The Warp at the Liverpool Everyman, several roles at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond. Figaro at The Watford Palace Theatre, as well as pantomime roles. Co-writer and performer The WOW Show at the Wyndham's Theatre. He toured Britain with Neal from the Young Ones. Cornes was one of the lead writers for Mr Bean, The Animated Series, and a writer on Cavegirl and Channel 4's Gophers!. He was a co-writer of Channel 4's animation series The Bird, and writer/storyliner on What's Up Doc?, a writer and performer on Thames TV's After Hours and joint writer on two series of The WOW Show on Radio 4. He has appeared in various children's television shows such as My Parents are Aliens, Bear Behaving Badly, Jackanory. In a 2010 interview in The Times, Cornes was cited as one of fellow comedian Sean Lock's biggest comedic influences. Lock said: "He’s not very well known but he is my main influence — he used to compere at the Comedy Store. He’s the comedians’ comedian. He used to be very unpredictable, which is a great skill in a comedian, not knowing where to go next. He also used to play the physics teacher in Grange Hill.".
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.
A lightvessel, or lightship, is a ship which acts as a lighthouse.
Tugs is a 1988 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.
This is a list of the thirteen episodes of the British children's television series Tugs which first broadcast in 1988.
was a Japanese voice actor working for Mausu Promotion.
, better known as, is a Japanese actor, voice actor, and narrator from Kanagawa Prefecture.
A megaphone, speaking-trumpet, bullhorn, blowhorn, or loudhailer is usually a portable or hand-held, cone-shaped acoustic horn used to amplify a person’s voice or other sounds and direct it in a given direction.
is a Japanese voice actor who was born in Osaka, Japan.
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.
A navy or maritime force is the branch of a nation's armed forces principally designated for naval and amphibious warfare; namely, lake-borne, riverine, littoral, or ocean-borne combat operations and related functions.
Nigel Anthony (born 1941) is a theatre, television, and radio actor.
Oyster is the common name for a number of different families of salt-water bivalve molluscs that live in marine or brackish habitats.
John Keith Patrick Allen (17 March 1927 – 28 July 2006) was a British film, television and voice actor.
Paul Dobson is an English and Canadian voice actor, who works for Ocean Studios and various other studios in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play that exploits multiple meanings of a term, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect.
Sir Richard Starkey (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, songwriter, singer, and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.
Robert "Rob" Rackstraw (born 31 October 1965) is a British voice actor.
Robert D. Cardona (born March 7, 1930 in Southern California) is an American television writer, producer, director and animator.
was a Japanese voice actor and the brother of voice actor Gorō Naya (1929–2013).
Salty's Lighthouse was 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.
Scott McNeil (born 15 September 1962) is an Australian-born Canadian actor and voice actor.
Seán Barrett (born 4 May 1940) is an English actor and voice actor.
Shaun Prendergast (born 1958) is an English actor and writer.
is a Japanese voice actor.
Simon Nash (born 7 September 1972) is a British actor and former child actor.
Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.
A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
(born November 9, 1954 in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, died January 26, 2013) was a Japanese voice actor.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
Thomas & Friends (originally known as Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends or Thomas the Tank Engine; also known as Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! in the twenty-second season) is a British children's television series.
Timothy Dingwall Bateson (3 April 1926 – 16 September 2009), born in London, was an English actor.
TLC (originally an initialism for The Learning Channel) is an American basic cable and satellite television network that is owned by Discovery Inc. Initially focused on educational and learning content, by the late 1990s, the network began to primarily focus towards reality series involving lifestyles, family life, and personal stories.
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, worn by men from the latter part of the 18th to the middle of the 20th century.
A boat or ship engaged in the tramp trade is one which does not have a fixed schedule or published ports of call.
A Tramper is UK Trucker slang for the driver or vehicle for long distance deliveries that may take several days.
A tug (tugboat or towboat) is a type of vessel that maneuvers other vessels by pushing or pulling them either by direct contact or by means of a tow line.
Tugs (stylized as TUGS) is a British children's television series first broadcast in 1989.
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.
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.
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.
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 a member of the dolphin family, ''Grampus griseus''.
The West Country is a loosely defined area of south western England.
is a Japanese voice actress.
Barges in TUGS, Big Mac (TUGS), Big Mickey, Billy Shoepack, Billy Shoepack (TUGS), Bluenose (TUGS), Bluenose(tugs), Boomer (TUGS), Boomer(tugs), Burke & Blair, Burke and Blair, Captain Star (TUGS), Coast Guard (TUGS), Coast Guard (tugs), Coast Guard TUGS), Cranes in TUGS, Fire Tug, Fire Tug (TUGS), Frank & Eddie, Fultan Ferry, Grampus (TUGS), Grampus (tugs), Hercules (TUGS), Jack the Grappler, Johnny Cuba, Lillie Lightship, Lillie Lightship (TUGS), List of Main characters in TUGS, List of TUGS recurring characters, List of minor TUGS characters, List of minor Tugs characters, List of recurring TUGS characters, List of recurring Tugs characters, Little Ditcher, Lord Stinker, Mighty Moe, Minor tugboat characters in TUGS, O. J. (TUGS), O.J. (TUGS), OJ (TUGS), Pearl the Oyster Barge, Puffa (character), Sally Seaplane, Scuttlebutt Pete, Scuttlebutt Pete', Sea Rogue, Stack No. 1 - Zorran, Stack No. 2 - Big Mac, Stack No. 2 - Zebedee, Stack No. 3 - OJ, Stack No. 3 - Zak, Stack No. 4 - Top Hat, Stack No. 4 - Zug, Stack No. 5 - Warrior, Stack No. 5 - Zip, Stack No. 6 - Hercules, Stack No. 7 - Sunshine, Sunshine (Tugs character), TUGS Liner Characters, Ten Cents (TUGS), The Fulton Ferry, The Z Stacks, The Z-Stacks, Top Hat (TUGS), Warrior (TUGS), Z Stacks, Z-Stack, Z-Stacks, Zak (TUGS), Zebedee (TUGS), Zip (TUGS), Zorran, Zorran (TUGS), Zug (TUGS), Zug (Tugs).