Ranger, 1857 (USLHS)

Nov. 2, 2020

Ranger, 1857

A former name retained.


Ranger, a 77-ton schooner, was purchased in 1857 for use as a tender.  She was assigned to the 2nd Lighthouse District.  She collided with the tender Active in February of 1865 and was placed out of service and sold on 1 November of that year.


Douglas Peterson.  United States Lighthouse Service Tenders, 1840-1939. Annapolis: Eastwind Publishing, 2000.