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(SP-369: dp. 115; l. 137'5"; b. 21'2"; d. 9'6"; s.10 k.; cpl. 24)

The fifth Ranger (SP-369), a wooden motorboat built by T. A. Scott Co., New London, Conn., in 1882 and rebuilt in 1'l15, was acquired by the Navy on charter on l0 September 1918; commissioned on 11 September 1918 at Charleston S.C., I,t. (jg.) J. F. l.ucas in command. Used briefly as a coastal minesweeper in the 6th Naval District during World War I, she was struck from the Navy list and returned to her owner on 10 January 1919.