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hrm craig blake

hrm craig blake

HRM Passenger Ferry

Introducing the HRM Craig Blake, a precisely crafted passenger ferry serving the Halifax Regional Municipality of Nova Scotia, boasting a length of 75'6" and a spacious 31' beam. Constructed from robust steel, this vessel confidently traverses the Halifax Harbour daily, accommodating up to 400 passengers per trip. 

Named in honour of Petty Officer Second Class Craig Blake, who was the first Canadian sailor to lose his life in the line of duty in Afghanistan in 2010, this ferry stands as a tribute to his legacy.


lENGTH →   75'6"
DEPTH →   9'
bEAM/BREADTH →   31'


A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd - Expertise in crafting a wide range of exceptional vessels.

Our vessel fabrication incorporates a mix of composites, steel, and aluminum, meticulously adhering to the stringent safety standards outlined in Transport Canada's regulations for Small Fishing and Large Fishing Vessels.


Rest assured; our commitment extends to building vessels to Class specifications as required, ensuring excellence that transcends geographical boundaries.

With an unwavering commitment to precision and innovation, we specialize in three core domains of vessel craftsmanship:

modern maritime mastery

With an unwavering commitment to precision and innovation, we specialize in vessel manufacturing that meets the demands of today's Commercial Fishing Boats, Ferries, and Commercial Workboats. Integrating traditional techniques with cutting-edge technologies, we construct vessels up to 150'/45m using Steel, Aluminum, Fibreglass, and Advanced Composites.


commercial fishery

We build a wide variety of fishing boats for domestic and international fishery.


marine transportation

We build passenger and vehicle ferries that exceed Transport Canada safety standards.


commercial workboats

We build a variety of industrial workboats for commercial and government customers.

A.F. Theriault places a strong emphasis on construction quality, safety and stability of all boats, and builds and repairs in accordance with industry standards.

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