Active

Active (I)

Vessel Type
Tow » Tugboat
Ship Dates
Date built: 1889
End date: 1958
Vessel Description

In 1889-1915 she was owned by British Columbia Mills Timber & Trading Co., (Hastings Mill) Vancouver BC. In 1916-1937 she was owned by the Canadian Tugboat Co. Ltd. She was owned by Canadian Western Lumber Co. In 1946-1948 she was owned by Coastal Towing Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC. In 1954 she was converted to diesel and rebuilt with a 800hp Enterprise diesel engine.

In 1956 she was the oldest tugboat in British Columbia. In 1956 she was wrecked at Carrington Bay, Cortes Island, BC, running up on a reef and rolling over. She was salvaged and towed to Vancouver, BC. In 1956 she was declared as a total loss and dismantled. In 1958 she was towed to Galiano Island, BC and burned.

Source: Nauticapedia: Active (I)

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