- "Looks like they're launching fighters."
"They are not fighters, Commodore, more likely tugs."
- ―Karyn Faro, and Thrawn
During a battle around Mokivj, the Grysk, a warlike species from the Unknown Regions, utilized a type of starship that was believed to be a tug. Commodore Karyn Faro believed them to be starfighters, but Grand Admiral Thrawn believed them more likely to be spacetugs. They could be carried and launched from a Grysk warship.
- Thrawn: Alliances (First appearance)