USS Ranger (Ontario)

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Name: USS Ranger
Namesake: A wanderer, or military scout
Acquired: 1814
Fate: Sold 15 May 1821
General characteristics
Type: Brigantine
Armament: 14 guns

USS Ranger was a 14-gun brigantine that served in the U.S. Navy from 1814 to 1821.

Ranger was purchased on Lake Ontario in 1814 for duty with Commodore 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.

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This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships .