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U.S.S. HERON

(AVP-2)

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AVP-2 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1918 - Launch Date: 18 MAY 1918
OCT 1918 - Commissioned: 30 OCT 1918
DEC 1941 - DEC 1941 Seaplane Advanced Base Operations: Balabac Philippines
DEC 1941 - MAR 1942 Support Patrol Wing TEN U. S. Asiatic Fleet for NEI ops
FEB 1946 - Decommissioned: 12 FEB 1946

AVP-2 General Specifications

Class: Lapwing-class minesweeper

Complement: 78 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 840 tons

Length: 187 feet 10 inches

Beam: 35 feet 6 inches

Draft: 9 feet 9 in

Final Disposition: Transferred to the State Department (Foreign Liquidation C