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There have been several boats that have appeared throughout the series, which were used as background stock around the harbours of Sodor and abroad.

Tugboats

This article is about 'the tug boats that have appeared in the television series'. You may be looking for 'the other tug boat that appeared in the magazine story'.


There are various different tugboats that have been seen around the harbours of Sodor.

Trivia

Merchandise

Other Boats


There are various different types of boats ranging from different sizes that have been seen around every harbour and seaside town.

These boats include dinghies, yachts, schooners, fishing boats, sailing boats, row boats, steam-boats, lifeboats and cargo boats.

Some dinghies are based on Eastport Prams, Skiff is also based on these.

Audio Files

In Down by the Docks a Shrimper boat has a horn previously used by a passenger ship in All at Sea

First used Last used Sound Effect
Down by the Docks Down by the Docks

Trivia

Merchandise

Passenger Ships


Various Passenger Ships such as Ocean Liners and Cruise ships have appeared throughout the series. S.S. Roxstar and S.S. Sodor Steamline are among these.

Passenger ships, Ocean liners and cruise ships have appeared in All at Sea, Meet the Steam Team: Percy, the Big World! Big Adventures! Golden Book and various books and magazines.

Audio Files

In All at Sea a passenger ship shares its whistle with "Izzy Gomez"

First used Last used Sound Effect
All at Sea All at Sea
First used Last used Sound Effect
All at Sea All at Sea

Trivia

  • The cruise ship in All at Sea is based on SS Bremen, a German cruise liner.
  • The Ocean Liner seen in Meet the Steam Team: Percy is a reskin of S.S. Roxstar.

Paddle Steamer


A Paddle Steamer appears in the magazine story The Boatshow. It is based on a Phillip and Son, Co. paddle steamer. A real paddle steamer Kingswear Castle operates on the waters near the Paignton and Dartmouth Railway.

Gallery


Speedboats

Speedboats (also known as motorboats) are a type of boat which is powered by an engine.

There is one speedboat that is based at a hut which rents speedboats. The Fat Controller and his grandchildren, Stephen and Bridget, once took a ride in it, but the ride was too bumpy for the Fat Controller's liking.

Livery

Speedboats have been seen in many liveries.

Appearances

Magazine Stories

HMS Belfast



HMS Belfast is a World War II battleship moored by London Tower Bridge. Thomas passed it when he went to London to collect some important passengers.

Non-rail vehicles

* RWS only | ** T&F only | *** Other Media only
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