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History and Fact Sheet

OUR MISSION

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BACKGROUND AND HISTORY

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VTS YEARLY PARTICIPANTS

Type of Vessel 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997**
Commercial 5,761 5,877 5,876 4,959 5,085 5,515 5,082 4,925 3,894
Hazardous 95 83 97 157 86 77 76 87 89
U. S. Navy 2,236 1,913 1,823 1,330 854 651 540 267 105
U. S. Coast Guard 2,572 1,907 1,788 1,650 1,400 1,323 2,052 1,556 1,021
Submarines 67 70 69 61 79 56 54 18 16
Foreign Navy 45 59 49 51 39 30 31 44 28
Tugs without Tow 868 525 517 442 361 910 1,968 1,994 1,370
Tugs with Tow 13,790 14,553 13,085 12,812 13,937 11,764 15,735 15,666 12,434
Deep Draft 248 205 230 237 265 298 206 188 97*
Ferries 56,036 58,343 56,580 54,439 59,967 56,478 59,341 66,290 53,780
US Government 935 1,081 904 1,066 737 841 911 980 1,017
Non-channel 13 532 310 236 514 693 707 679 618 198
Dredges 2,819 2,390 1,914 2,255 3,100 1,563 1,393 2,063 1,086
Tankers 3,907 3,684 3,570 3,537 3,681 3,224 2,737 2,848 208
Passenger Ships 65 70 157 102 163 136 281 319 36
TOTALS 89,976 91,070 86,895 83,614 87,447 83,573 91,086 97,863 77,258

* Deep Draft Statistics not recorded after 22 May 1997.
** 1997 Statistics as of 30 September 1997.
More statistics are forthcoming. Watch this space.

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