One who wanders; a military scout.
(Schooner: armament. 1 18-pounder)
The second Ranger, an armed schooner, probably a former privateer, was purchased in Baltimore, Md., in March 1814. She was used as a lookout vessel in Chesapeake Bay during the War of 1812. The schooner was sold in Baltimore in 1816.
16 September 2005