Vanguard

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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
Constructor J 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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1.1690/91 - 29.9.1691Captain Richard Carter (d.1692)BWAS-1603bef.8.3.1691/92 - 27.2.1692/93Captain Christopher Mason TransferedADM 5128.2.1692/93 - 24.5.1694Captain John Bridges (d.1694)† Discharged DeadBWAS-160324.9.1694 - 5.3.1694/95Captain Stafford Fairborne (d.1716) TransferedBWAS-160314.3.1694/95 - 30.9.1697Captain John Graydon (c.1666-1725/26)ADM 51

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.6.1692 - 23.8.1693Third Lieutenant Joseph Mighells (d.1707) TransferedB0514.7.1695 - 22.9.1695Second Lieutenant John Trehearne (d.1705) ADM 6/3/45ADM 6/312.7.1695 - 15.9.1695Fifth Lieutenant Randal Brice ADM 6/3/65ADM 6/316.9.1695 - 22.9.1695Third Lieutenant Walter Massy ADM 6/3/78ADM 6/316.9.1695 - 22.9.1695Acting Fourth Lieutenant Randal Brice ADM 6/3/78ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 10.9.1697First Lieutenant John Trehearne (d.1705) ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 31.10.1697Second Lieutenant Walter Massy ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 31.10.1697Third Lieutenant Randal Brice ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 14.9.1697Acting Fourth Lieutenant George Rumball (c.1660-?) Dismissed ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 31.10.1697Fifth Lieutenant Robert Eales (c.1673-?) ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/311.9.1697 - 31.10.1697First Lieutenant Nathaniel Champion ADM 6/4/117ADM 6/4

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.12.1692 - 16.12.1693Gunner John Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 107/1/86ADM 107/16.5.1695 - 1695Boatswain Robert PittmanADM/A

10 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.4.1691 - 29.9.1691Midshipman Henry Gore (c.1666-1726) ADM 107/1/21ADM 107/110.5.1692 - 30.12.1692Master's Mate George Paddon (1670-1719) ADM 107/1/23ADM 107/117.6.1692 - 21.9.1692Midshipman Richard Haydon (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/53ADM 107/122.9.1692 - 25.6.1693Master's Mate Richard Haydon (c.1657-?) Transfered ADM 107/1/53ADM 107/14.6.1693 - 9.12.1693Midshipman John Lillywhite (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/93ADM 107/110.7.1693 - 4.10.1694Midshipman John Cockburn (c.1666-c.1731) ADM 107/1/73ADM 107/114.8.1693 - 23.7.1694Midshipman Robert Haswell (c.1663-?) ADM 107/1/87ADM 107/117.12.1693 - 29.1.1694/95Gunner's Mate John Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 107/1/86ADM 107/127.4.1694 - 22.5.1695Master's Mate John Lillywhite (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/93ADM 107/119.6.1695 - 19.7.1695Midshipman George Heyboo (c.1662-?) ADM 107/1/99ADM 107/1

2 Crewmen


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

Service History


DateEventSource
9.10.1691Paid offADM 33
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
31.10.1697

Paid off into ordinary

ADM 33
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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