USS Ranger (SP-369)

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Career (United States)
Name: USS Ranger
Namesake: A wanderer, or military scout
Builder: Robert Jacob, City Island, New York
Completed: 1882; rebuilt 1915
Acquired: 10 September 1918
Commissioned: 11 September 1918
Struck: 10 January 1919
Fate: Returned to owner 10 January 1919
General characteristics
Type: Coastal minesweeper
Displacement: 115 tons
Length: 137 ft 5 in (41.88 m)
Beam: 21 ft 2 in (6.45 m)
Draft: 9 ft 6 in (2.90 m)
Speed: 10 knots
Complement: 24

The sixth USS Ranger (SP-369) was a coastal minesweeper that served in the U.S. Navy from 1918 to 1919.

Ranger (SP-369) was a wooden motorboat built by T. A. Scott Company, New London, Connecticut, in 1882 and rebuilt in 1915. She was acquired by the U.S. Navy on charter on 10 September 1918 and commissioned on 11 September 1918 at Charleston, South Carolina, Lieutenant Junior Grade J. F. Lucas in command.

Used briefly as a coastal minesweeper in the 6th Naval District during World War I, Ranger was struck from the Navy List and returned to her owner on 10 January 1919.


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

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