Allied Warships

USS Heron (AVP 2)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassLapwing 
PennantAVP 2 
ModSeaplane tender 
Built byStandard Shipbuilding Co. (New York, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down26 Aug 1917 
Launched18 May 1918 
Commissioned30 Oct 1918 
End service12 Feb 1946 
History

Completed as minesweeper
Decommissioned on 6 April 1922
Recommissioned on 18 December 1924
Reclassified as small seaplane tender (AVP-2) on 27 January 1936
Decommissioned on 12 February 1946

 

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1Lt. William Leverette Kabler, USN< Dec 41???

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