Vanguard

71
Nominal Guns90B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.5.1677BWAS-1603
Launched11.1678BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 2nd RatesB028
ConstructorJ BattB028
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1705B028
BecomesBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Vanguard' (1710) (90)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck160' 0"Imperial Feet48.768 
Length of Keel142' 6"Imperial Feet43.2852 
Breadth44' 0"Imperial Feet13.4112 
Depth in Hold18' 5"Imperial Feet5.5023 
Burthen1,482Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck160' 0"Imperial Feet48.768 
Length of Keel126' 11"Imperial Feet38.4058 
Breadth44' 10"Imperial Feet13.4112 
Depth in Hold18' 5"Imperial Feet5.5023 
Draught Aft20' 6"Imperial Feet6.2484 
Burthen1,356 8994`Tons BM 

Armament


1678Broadside Weight = 752 Imperial Pound ( 341.0329 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Saker
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.3.1676/77660Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1.1690/91 - 29.9.1691CaptainRichard Carter (d.1692)BWAS-1603bef.8.3.1691/92 - 27.2.1692/93CaptainChristopher MasonADM 5128.2.1692/93 - 24.5.1694CaptainJohn Bridges (d.1694)BWAS-160324.9.1694 - 8.3.1694/95CaptainStafford Fairborne (d.1716)BWAS-160314.3.1694/95 - 30.9.1697CaptainJohn Graydon (c.1666-1725/26)ADM 51

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.6.1692 - 23.8.1693Third LieutenantJoseph Mighells (d.1707)B0514.7.1695 - 22.9.1695Second LieutenantJohn Trehearne (d.1705) ADM 6/3/45ADM 6/312.7.1695 - 15.9.1695Fifth LieutenantRandal Brice ADM 6/3/65ADM 6/316.9.1695 - 22.9.1695Third LieutenantWalter Massy ADM 6/3/78ADM 6/316.9.1695 - 22.9.1695Fourth LieutenantRandal Brice ADM 6/3/78ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 10.9.1697First LieutenantJohn Trehearne (d.1705) ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 31.10.1697Second LieutenantWalter Massy ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 31.10.1697Third LieutenantRandal Brice ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 14.9.1697Fourth LieutenantGeorge Rumball (c.1660-?) ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 31.10.1697Fifth LieutenantRobert Eales (c.1673-?) ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/311.9.1697 - 31.10.1697First LieutenantNathaniel Champion ADM 6/4/117ADM 6/4

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
16.12.1692 - 16.12.1693GunnerJohn Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 107/1/86ADM 107/1

10 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.4.1691 - 29.9.1691MidshipmanHenry Gore (c.1666-1726) ADM 107/1/21ADM 107/110.5.1692 - 30.12.1692Master's MateGeorge Paddon (1670-1719) ADM 107/1/23ADM 107/117.6.1692 - 21.9.1692MidshipmanRichard Haydon (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/53ADM 107/122.9.1692 - 25.6.1693Master's MateRichard Haydon (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/53ADM 107/14.6.1693 - 9.12.1693MidshipmanJohn Lillywhite (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/93ADM 107/110.7.1693 - 4.10.1694MidshipmanJohn Cockburn (c.1666-c.1731) ADM 107/1/73ADM 107/114.8.1693 - 23.7.1694MidshipmanRobert Haswell (c.1663-?) ADM 107/1/87ADM 107/117.12.1693 - 29.1.1694/95Gunner's MateJohn Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 107/1/86ADM 107/127.4.1694 - 22.5.1695Master's MateJohn Lillywhite (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/93ADM 107/119.6.1695 - 19.7.1695MidshipmanGeorge Heyboo (c.1662-?) ADM 107/1/99ADM 107/1

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
14.9.1692 - 15.12.1692Able SeamanJohn Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 107/1/86ADM 107/110.12.1693 - 26.4.1694Able SeamanJohn Lillywhite (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/93ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
9.10.1691Paid offADM33
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
31.10.1697

Paid off into ordinary

ADM33
26.11.1703

Overset in the Medway during the "Great Storm"

BWAS-1603
1704RaisedB028


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
27.11.1703-27.11.1703The Great Storm  
 

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