Burke and Blair are notorious, dark-hearted scrap dealers, and scavengers. They are always seen together, and have small appearances in a couple of episodes and stories across the series. Their first appearence is in Ghosts, when they pull away the Ghostly Galleon, but their most notable role is in the episode Quarantine, where they try to convince Captain Star that O.J. is ready for scrap, but fail to convince both the determined Captain and O.J.

Burke and Blair.

Burke and Blair



Books and Annual Stories

Behind the Scenes


  • Although based on the same tugboat, the two of them have very different face features. Blair has a grey mustache whilst Burke has no mustache at all. Burke has square shaped glasses and Blair's are round. Burke has a wider nose where as Blair's nose is long, narrow and straight.
  • The logo on the sides of their stacks shows two B's arranged back to back, resembling their names.
  • Even though they were renamed in "Salty's Lighthouse", the names on their hulls are still visible.
  • Their models were sold to The Star Tugs Company (formerly The Star Tugs Trust), all models were intact except for Burke, who is currently missing his glasses.
  • In The Finnish Dub. Blair Has A Girl Voice

Voice Actors

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