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USS Ranger

Eight ships of the United States Navy have borne the name Ranger.

  • The second Ranger was a schooner mounting a single 18-pounder gun, purchased in 1814 and sold in 1816.

  • The fourth Ranger was an iron vessel mounting four guns, commissioned in 1876, converted to a nautical school ship in 1908, and broken up in 1940.

  • The fifth Ranger was a steel yacht commissioned in 1917 and stricken 1918, subsequently serving in the Coast Guard.

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