Portsmouth Marine Society

Famous Portsmouth Ships

The Ranger - Piscataqua-built

The Ranger

"The eighteen-gun sloop of war Ranger, launched from the Langdon's -- now Badger's Island -- shipyard on May 10, 1777, was the second Continental warship built by Piscataqua shipwrights, and certainly the most famous." -- from John Paul Jones and the Ranger, edited by Joseph G. Sawtelle, Portsmouth Marine Society Number 20, 7x10 Reprinted 2002 in paperback. Hardcover out of print.

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