USS Heron

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USS Heron has been the name of more than one United States Navy ship, and may refer to:

USS <i>Heron</i> (AM-10)

USS Heron (AM-10) was an Lapwing-class minesweeper acquired by the United States Navy for the dangerous task of removing mines from minefields laid in the water to prevent ships from passing.

USS Heron was a YMS-1-class minesweeper of the YMS-135 subclass built for the United States Navy during World War II.

USS <i>Heron</i> (MHC-52)

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

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