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			Barge - 




A flat-bottomed vessel for transporting freight in rivers or canals and which is usually towed or pushed by another craft. 









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Boat - A small vessel or craft that is usually open; or a vessel designed for use on inland rivers, lakes or waterways.  Boat

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Cargo - The freight carred by a ship, aircraft, truck or other vessel or vehicle.

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Gross Tonnage - The total carrying capacity of a vessel in units of 100 cubic feet.

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Ship - The act of transporting goods or materials; or a vessel designed for ocean travel.  Ship

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Tonnage - The displacement of a vessel in tons of water; or a duty charged per ton of cargo at a port, pier, dock or canal.

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Vessel - A craft designed for water transportation.  Vessel

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