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Ranger

 

One who wanders; a military scout.

 

III

 

(Brig: armament 14 guns)

 

The third Ranger, a brigantine of 14 guns, was purchased on Lake Ontario in 1814 for duty with Comdr. Isaac Chauncey's squadron in the War of 1812, serving as a transport or supply vessel. She was condemned as being unfit for repairs or further service, and was sold 15 May 1821.


16 September 2005