USRC Active (1843)

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USRC Active
Ensign of the United States Revenue-Marine (1867).pngUnited States
Name: USRC Active
Namesake: In action; moving; causing action or change
Completed: 1843
Commissioned: 1843
Decommissioned: 1847
General characteristics
Type: Revenue boat

USRC Active, was a revenue boat of the United States Revenue Cutter Service in commission from 1843 to 1847.[1] She was the fourth Revenue Cutter Service ship to bear the name.[2]


Built at Sackets Harbor, New York, in 1843, Active was based there and served on Lake Ontario. She was under the command of First Lieutenant William B. Whitehead.[1][3] She appears to have left service in 1847.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Canney, p 19
  2. ^ "Active, 1843", U.S. Coast Guard Cutters & Craft Index, U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office
  3. ^ Noble, p 77
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