USS HERON
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Keel Laid: 1991?
Launched: 1993?
Commissioned: July 22, 1994
Decommissioned: March 16, 2007

Builder: Intermarine USA, Savannah, GA.
Propulsion system: 2 Isotta Fraschini ID36 SS8V-AM 
diesel engines, 2 Voith Schneider Vertical Axis, cycloidal, 
controllable pitch propellers
Length, overall: 188 feet (57.3 meters)
Beam: 36 feet (11.0 meters)
Draft(navigation): 12 1" feet
Displacement: 893 tons full load
Speed: 10 knots
Crew: 5 officers, 46 enlisted
Combat Systems: 
 - AN/SLQ-48 - Mine Neutralization Equipment
 - AN/SQQ-32 - Minehunting Sonar
 - AN/SYQ-13 - Navigation/Command and Control
 - AN/SSQ-94 - On board Trainer
Armament: 
 - 2 .50 cal machine gun mounts