S.T. Active FD157


Official Number: 99561
Yard Number: 83
Completed: 1892
Gross Tonnage: 149
Net Tonnage: 62
Length: 102.4 ft
Breadth: 20.6 ft
Depth: 11 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull
Engine: 45nhp T.3-cyl by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Speed 10 knots


16.2.1892: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull (Yd.No.83) for Pickering & Haldane’s Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull as ACTIVE.
8.3.1892: Registered at Hull (H191).
3.1892: Completed. (Henry A. L.Russell, manager).
9.1.1893: New certificate issued.
25.8.1893: Off north coast of Iceland in poor weather. At about 2.00 pm. steam trawler AGATE (H179), who was in company, ran over an uncharted rock stripping propeller of three blades. Disabled and agreed tow home. Connected and commenced tow to Hull.
1.9.1893: After a difficult passage delivered Hull on early morning tide.
26.2.1906: Re-registered at Hull (H191).
18.1.1909: Sold to Thomas R. Porter & Benjamin J. Ridge, Newlyn (Thomas R. Porter managing owner).
1912: Sold to James Herbert Marr, Fleetwood.
10.5.1912: Sold to The Active Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (James A. Robertson, managers).
18.11.1912: Hull registry closed.
19.11.1912: Registered at Fleetwood (FD157).
5.10.1916: Sold to Horace E. Stroud, Aberdeen.
22.3.1917: Fleetwood registry closed.
26.3.1917: Registered at Aberdeen (A776).
26.4.1917: Stopped by U-boat (UC50) 65 miles E by S of Longstone Light and scuttled.
21.5.1917: Aberdeen registry closed “Vessel sunk by submarine.” Amended 22.5.1917 from 5.5.1917: Aberdeen registry closed “On transfer to Grimsby.”

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S.T. Active H191

S.T. Active H191
Picture courtesy of Grimsby Reference Library

14/05/2012: Page published. 5 revisions since then.
11/09/2014: Picture added.
09/06/2019: Information updated.