282,781 Pages

USS Heron (MHC-52)
USS Heron (MHC-52).jpg
Career (United States)
Name: USS Heron
Namesake: Heron
Awarded: 17 February 1989
Builder: Intermarine USA, Savannah, Georgia
Laid down: 11 October 1989
Launched: 21 March 1992
Completed: 22 July 1994
Commissioned: 6 August 1994
Decommissioned: 16 March 2007
Struck: 16 March 2007
Fate: Sold to Greece
Badge: USS Heron MCH-52 Crest.png
Career (Greece)
Name: Kalypso (M64)
Fate: in active service, as of 2021
General characteristics
Class & type: Osprey-class coastal minehunter
Displacement: 839 tons (light) 926 tons (full)
Length: 188 ft (57 m)
Beam: 38 ft (12 m)
Draft: 11 ft (3.4 m)
Complement: Officers: 5 Enlisted: 46

The USS Heron (MHC-52) is the second ship of Osprey-class coastal minehunter.

Heron was transferred to the Hellenic Navy under a foreign military sales agreement on 16 March 2007. Heron will be renamed Kalipso.

References[edit | edit source]


This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.