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HERON (MHC 52)

MINEHUNTER, COASTAL

UIC:21864
Class:MHC 51 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), Foreign Military Sale or Lease Homeport:
Date status changed:03/16/2007 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: INTERMARINE USA
Delivery Date:07/22/1994
Award Date:02/17/1989 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):12.7 years
Keel Date:10/11/1989 Commission Date:08/06/1994
Launch Date:03/21/1992 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)15.0 years Decommission Date:03/16/2007
Years from Commission to Decommission: 12.6
Stricken Date: 03/16/2007

Overall Length: 188 ft Waterline Length:174 ft
Extreme Beam:38 ft Waterline Beam:36 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:11 ft Draft Limit:11 ft
Light Displacement:839 tons Full Displacement:926 tons
Dead Weight:87 tons
Hull Material: Composite hull.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 5 Enlisted: 46

Remarks: USS HERON WAS TRANSFERRED TO THE HELLENIC NAVY UNDER A FOREIGN MILITARY SALES A
GREEMENT ON 16 MAR 07. THE SHIP WILL BE RENAMED KALIPSO.







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Last updated 11/05/2007
 

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