USNPS Ranger III Photo's

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USNPS Ranger III Photo's

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I thought I would post some pictures of the Ranger II for everyone to see! She's a beautiful ship indeed!
Launched - June 21, 1958
Designer - R.A. Stearns, Inc.
Sturgeon Bay, WI
Builder - Christy Ship
Sturgeon Bay, WI
Cost - $1,160,000
Capacity - 100 tons cargo, 128 passengers, 7,500 gal. oil
Crew - 6 (freight), 9 (pax)
Captain - Bill Hanrahan
Lenght - 165'
Width - 34'
Draft - 10'-6"
Gross Tons - 650
Engines - Twin 3508-B caterpillar
Horsepower - 850 bhp each
Max Speed - 18mph (15.7kts)
Bow Thruster - 250hp
Houghton to Isle Royale - 5 hrs
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Loading up in Houghton, Michigan
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Inside the Ranger
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Inside the Ranger III
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The outside of the Ranger III
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More inside Pictures.....
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2008-06-27 Isle Royale Day 1-Ride on the RangerIII (3c) Ranger Paul.jpg
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2008-06-27 Isle Royale Day 1-Ride on the RangerIII (1c) Stratos on Deck of Ranger III.jpg
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2008-06-27 Isle Royale Day 1-Ride on the RangerIII (1l).jpg
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Re: USNPS Ranger III Photo's

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That Ranger is some ship. I have only seen it when passing through Houghton.
The sailing schedule was always too restrictive for my needs, so I have only sailed on the Queen.
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Re: USNPS Ranger III Photo's

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That's a nice shot of Ranger Paul. He's one of the nicest people I've ever met. I love the song he wrote with the chorus that says "I'm an Isle Royale wolf, it's my nature to be aloof." I think that's his best song.

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