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Egret

 

A bird of the heron family known for the beauty of its plumage.

 

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The first Egret (AMC-24) was placed in service 10 June 1941 and during World War II served in the 4th Naval District and in the Potomac River Naval Command. She was reclassified IX-181, 17 July 1944 and transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 17 June 1946.