Vanguard

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Nominal Guns40B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish First Rate galleon 'Vanguard' (1586) (31)
Acquired1615B065
ShipyardWoolwich - London B065
ConstructorPhineus Pett (1570-1647)B065
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeGreat Ship B065
Broken Up to Rebuild1631B065
BecomesFrench hired ship 'Le Vanguard' (1625) (34)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel102' 0"Imperial Feet31.0896 
Breadth35' 0"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Tons BM 
Burthen499 80100Baker's Rule Tons 
Burthen666Tons and Tonnage 

Armament


1624Broadside Weight = 220 Imperial Pound ( 99.7701 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck2 British Cannon-Perrier
Gun Deck14 British Culverin
Gun Deck12 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Falcon
Gun Deck6 British Light Guns

1625Broadside Weight = 249 Imperial Pound ( 112.9216 kg)B065
Gun Deck2 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck2 British Cannon-Perrier
Gun Deck14 British Culverin
Gun Deck12 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Falcon
Gun Deck4 British Fowler

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1625250Establishment. 150 Mariners, 30 Gunners, 70 SoldiersB065
1633280 BWAS-1603

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1620Vice-AdmiralRichard HawkynsBWAS-16031624CaptainJohn Pennington (d.1646)BWAS-16031625CaptainJohn Pennington (d.1646)ref:10271627CaptainJ BoughBWAS-16031628CaptainNicholas Parker (d.1668)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1620Mansell's expedition to AlgiersBWAS-1603
1621Attack on Algiers
1624Lent to the King of FranceBWAS-1603
1628Still in French service at La RochelleBWAS-1603

 

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