Allied Warships

USS Heron (AVP 2)

Minesweeper of the Lapwing class

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

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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