HMS Vanguard (1678)  (2nd)
2nd Rate 90-gun 

This the second ship to carry the name HMS Vanguard was a 90-gun, second rate ship.

Built at Portsmouth Dockyard in 1678 as a 2nd Rate, three-decker, with an establishment of 90-guns in war at home, and 82-guns at war overseas or in peace, and a tonnage of 1,357 builders measurement (bm).

She was overset and sunk in River Medway 26-Nov-1703, then raised 1704. Following this she was rebuilt at Chatham by 1710 when her tonnage was increased to 1,551 bm.

Another rebuild followed in when her tonnage was increased to 1,625 bm, and name changed to HMS Duke 26-Jul-1728.

Finally broken up at Plymouth Aug-1769.

Won the Battle Honour: Barfleur 1692.


Other HMS Vanguard
- 1st HMS Vanguard
- 2nd HMS Vanguard
- 3rd HMS Vanguard
- 4th HMS Vanguard
- 5th HMS Vanguard
- 6th HMS Vanguard
- 7th HMS Vanguard
- 8th HMS Vanguard
- 9th HMS Vanguard
- 10th HMS Vanguard

- Plans/Schematics
- Full Battle Honours

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This page last edited - 28 October, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.