USS Heroic (AMc-84)
|Laid down:||date unknown|
|Launched:||5 May 1941|
|Commissioned:||25 March 1942|
|Decommissioned:||18 December 1945|
|Fate:||turned over to the Maritime Commission for disposal 28 September 1946|
|Length:||97 ft 1 in (29.59 m)|
|Beam:||22 ft (6.7 m)|
|Draft:||9 ft 1 in (2.77 m)|
|Speed:||10 knots (19 km/h)|
|Armament:||two .50 cal machine guns|
Heroic, a wooden-hull coastal minesweeper, was launched 5 May 1941 by Warren Boat Yard, Inc., Warren, Rhode Island; sponsored by Miss Sybil E. Alder; and commissioned 25 March 1942, Lt. (j.g.) A. M. White in command.
World War II service
Heroic reported to Mine Warfare School, Yorktown, Virginia, for intensive training 11 April 1942 and then proceeded to Bermuda for further training. She was assigned to patrol and minesweeping duty in the 5th Naval District and was based at Norfolk, Virginia, 20 July 1942 and served there throughout the remainder of the war.