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HBMS Vanguard (1678)

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Vanguard, 90 Guns

Nationality British
Ordered 1677/05/05 B164
Launched 1678/11/00 B164
Shipyard Portsmouth DY B028
Design Class 1677 Programme - 2nd Rates (1677)
Master Shipbuilder Daniel Furzer B028
Rate Second Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1705 B028
Fate Broken Up to Rebuild B028
Becomes Vanguard

B065   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 160' 0" Imperial Feet 48.77
Length of Keel 142' 6" Imperial Feet 43.43
Breadth 44' 0" Imperial Feet 13.41
Depth in Hold 18' 5" Imperial Feet 5.61
Burthen 1,482 Tons BM
B164   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 160' 0" Imperial Feet 48.77
Length of Keel 126' 11" Imperial Feet 38.68
Breadth 44' 10" Imperial Feet 13.67
Depth in Hold 18' 5" Imperial Feet 5.61
Draught Aft 20' 6" Imperial Feet 6.25
Burthen 1,35689/94` Tons BM

1678 B164 Broadside Weight = 743
Lower Gun Deck 26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck 26 British Culverin (18)
Upper Gun Deck 26 British Saker
Quarterdeck 10 British Saker
Roundhouse 2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1677/03/05 660 Design Complement  

Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1691/01/02 1692/03 Post Captain Richard Carter B164
1692/03 1693 Post Captain Christopher Mason B164
1693 1694/09/24 Post Captain John Bridges B164
1694/09/24 1695 Post Captain Stafford Fairborne B164
1695 1697/10/22 Post Captain John Graydon B164
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1693 Unknown Third Lieutenant Josiah Mighells B051

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1692/05/19 Present at the Battle of Barfleur  
1692/05/23 Present at the Battle of La Hogue  
1697/10/22 Paid off into ordinary  
1703/11/26 Overset in the Medway B028
1704 Raised B028

Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1692/05/19 Battle of Barfleur
1692/05/23 Battle of La Hogue

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Id Link or Description Author
B164 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714 Rif Winfield
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
B065 The Ship of the Line Vol I Brian Lavery
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume III John Charnock

Last Updated :2009/05/01 at 19:11:59 by Cy

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