HMCS TORONTO (2nd) (333)
The History of the TORONTO (2nd)
HMCS Toronto (FFH 333) is a Halifax-class frigate that has served in the Canadian Forces since 1993.
Toronto is the fourth ship in her class which is the name for the Canadian Patrol Frigate Project. She is the second vessel to carry the designation HMCS Toronto.
Toronto was laid down on 22 April 1989 at Saint John Shipbuilding Ltd., Saint John and launched on 18 December 1990. She was commissioned into the Canadian Forces on 29 July 1993 and carries the hull classification symbol 333.
She is assigned to Maritime Forces Atlantic (MARLANT) and is homeported at CFB Halifax.
TORONTO (2nd) Statistical Data
- Pendant: 333
- Type: Canadian Patrol Frigate
- Class: Halifax
- Displacement: 5, 235 tonnes
- Length: 135.5 m / 444.5 ft
- Width: 16.4 m / 54 ft
- Draught: 6.15 m / 20 ft
- Speed: 29+ kts
180 + 45 Transients Officers and Crew
- Arms: 8 Harpoon, 16 VL Sea Sparrow, 1 - 57 mm Bofors Mk. 2 DP, 1 - 20mm Phalanx CIWS, 4 - Mk. 32 12.75" TT, 6 - 12.7 mm M.G, 1 Helicopter.
- Builder: Saint John Shipbuilding, Saint John, NB
- Keel Laid: 24-Apr-89
- Date Launched: 18-Dec-90
- Date Commissioned: 29-Jul-93
- Paid off:
Keywords: HMCS TORONTO (2nd), Royal Canadian Navy Ship, Canadian Patrol Frigate, Halifax Class