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For the similar boats in the Commonwealth and Appalachia, see towboat.


A tugboat is a type of large boat.

Background[edit | edit source]

This type of boat was used by people before the Great War, generally in a commercial capacity. A tugboat 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.

Tugboats typically move vessels that either are restricted in their ability to maneuver on their own. Many tugboats can be found throughout the wastelands of the former United States.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Fallout 3[edit | edit source]

  • Tugboats appear frequently in the Tidal Basin, Potomac River, and some small lakes. They can also be found in the Fallout 3 add-on Point Lookout. Many of these wrecked tugboats have loot hidden inside of them, usually in the form of a med-kit or ammunition box.

Fallout: New Vegas[edit | edit source]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Tugboats appear in Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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