Haro Class Naval Tug - Large



CFAV HARO shortly after launching on 15 Jul 2022

Source: RCN Twitter feed


Laid Down: 

Launched: 15 Jul 2022, Isle-aux-Coudres, QC

Accepted into service: 

Removed from service: 


Haro-class specifications are as follows:  LOA: 24.4m  //  Breadth: 11.25m  //  Draft: 5.10m  //  Bollard pull: 60 tonnes  //  Speed: 12 knots  //  Complement: 6 - crewed to Transport Canada standards and will have accommodations, heads and wash places for a mixed-gender crew of up to six. //  Capable of in-harbour and near coastal operations  //  Azimuth stern drive


CFAV HARO was named after the Haro Strait, which connects the Straits of Georgia and Juan de Fuca in British Columbia, and is frequently transited by Royal Canadian Navy vessels proceeding north from Esquimalt, the home of our Pacific Fleet. The steel cutting commenced in Sept 2020 and the HARO was launched 15 Jul 2022.  HARO and her sister BARKERVILLE are scheduled to be delivered by sealift to the RCNís Maritime Forces Pacific in Esquimalt, British Columbia, in 2022.



The launching of the tug Naval Tug HARO - 15 Jul 2022

Source: RCN Twitter feed




The launching of the Naval Tug HARO

Source: Queens Harbour Master (Pacific) Past and Present - facebook group