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### WILL BE REMOVED ### Spitsen & Kempenaars=> This section is will be cleaner in the future. Several vessels are still not sorted!
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002b_BA - Baquet de CharleroiThe Baquets de Charleroi were barges built for the Canal Brussels-Charleroi in Belgium. Most of them were towed by women and children or by mules and horses.
002b_BE - Beunschepen
002b_BO - BoeierakenA Boeieraak can easily be recognized for its up going bow and stern. She had a bow mast. There are not many Boeieraken left.
002b_BR - BoerenschouwA Boerenschouw is a small inland wooden vessel. The boat is open, and has nearly the same width all along the length. She had a square looking shape and the sides go open from the keel up, like a wide V-model.
002b_CB - Crane bargesCrane barges are platforms or converted barges with a heavy duty crane on their deck.
002b_CL - Container Lighters
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002b_CP - Cement pump boats
002b_DE - DekschuitenDekschuiten are flat bottom barges where cargo was stored on deck. Most of these barges were pushed or pulled. THey were very low and had no accommodation (a few exceptions had accommodation).

Many of these barges have been rebuilt for woonarken or other recreational purposes.
002b_DO - Dortmunders
002b_DU - Durham Boats
002b_EU - Europa vesselsEuropa vessels are the largest inland vessels of Europe. They can only sail on the big rivers such as the Rhine, Westerschelde, ...
002b_HA - Hagenaars
002b_HS - Hasselter aken
002b_HU - Humber KeelsHumber Keels were specifically designed and rigged to sail the canals, rivers and estuarial waters of Lincolnshire and Yorkshire efficiently. In 1976, the ship Comrade was the first keel to return to sail in over thirty years. She still sails today.
002b_IJ - IJselaken
002b_KA - Katwijkers & Motorbeurtschepen
002b_KE - KempenaarsKempenaars were designed in the early 20's of the last century. These boats were between 50 and 55 meters long. Originally built for towing, they became motorised after the war.
002b_KL - Klipperaken, Friese & Hollandse klippersKlipperaken (translated as 'Motor clipper') were small inland vessels with a clipper bow. These ships appeared at the end of the 19th century when shipbuilders were moving from wood to steel. Most of them had one mast.
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002b_LA - Langedijker
002b_LI - Lighters: Non-self propelling lightersThis category contains all kind of lighters, such as garbage lighters, container lighters, ...
Also inland vessels converted to lighters with their engines removed are placed in this category.
002b_LM - Luxe motorA Luxe motor is a dutch type barge, built for the first time in the early 20's of the last century. Most vessels had a straight bow and a luxury accommodation for living at the back of the ship.
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002b_MA - MaatkastenShips otherwise not classified under Kempenaren, Dortmunderts, ... can be found here.
002b_NA - NarrowboatsA narrowboat is a boat or small barge used on narrow beam canals in Britain. Modern narrowboats are made about six feet ten inches (about 208 cm) wide. They are typically up to 72 feet (22 metres) long.
Modern narrowboats have steel bodies and diesel engines, and are used as homes and for recreation.
002b_NO - Norfolk wherry
002b_PA - ParlevinkersParlevinkers are small inland vessels used as a floating shop. These little boats sailed to the barges, so the skipper and his wife didn't have to leave their boat to buy food.
002b_PU - Pushers
002b_RI - RietakenRietaken were one of the smallest inland barges, their length between 10 and 18 meters. Their cargo holds were open.
The accommodation for the crew was 3 meters long and 2 meters width. It was not higher than 1.50 meters.
002b_RY - Rijnaken
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002b_SE - Stevenaken
002b_SL - Sleepschepen
002b_SL_TA - Sleepschepen: Tankers
002b_SP_MO - Spitsen: Motorspitsen
002b_SP_SL - Spitsen: Sleepspitsen
002b_SP_SM - Motorized sleepspitsen
Many sleepspitsen were motorized after the war.
002b_ST - Steilstevens
002B_TH - Thames sailing barges
002b_TJ_BO - Tjalken: Boltjalken
002b_TJ_FR - Tjalken: Friese tjalkenThese ships, also called skutsje, were built between 1895 en 1940. Their maximum lenght was 20 meters. Friese tjalken were only built in Friesland.
002b_TJ_GR - Tjalken: Groninger tjalken
002b_TJ_HE - Tjalken: HektjalkenThe Hektjalk, often called Statietjalk, was one of the oldest models of a tjalk. Today, only one vessel is left, the Vier Gebroeders in Enkhuizen.
002b_TN - Bunker vessels
002b_TU_AM - Tugs: AmsterdammersLike the name mentions, an Amsterdammer is a motor tug suited for the low bridges in Amsterdam. Like a steilsteven, an Amsterdammer has a straight bow. These boats are more used as cruising yacht. They are to small for long time live aboard.
002b_TU_LO - Tugs: London Thames Tugs
002b_TU_MT - Tugs: Motor tugs
002b_TU_PA - Paddle tugs
002b_TU_ST - Tugs: Steam tugs
002b_TU_SV - Sleepvletten
002b_WA - Waalschokker
002b_WE - Westlander
002b_WL - Walenmajollen / Walenschepen
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002b_WT - Water supply vesselsSome of the water supply vessels mentioned in this category are converted Luxe motors or Spitsen.
002b_YA - Yangzi river barges
002b_ZO - ZompenThe name 'Zomp' was first used in the 17th Century, describing an open wooden river vessel of 12 meters long.
??? Inland excursion vessels & ferriesThis category contains excursion vessels and ferries used on the inland waterways.
Inland tugs - Rhine tugsLarger tugs used on the river Rhine

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