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NameVanguardExplanation
TypeCentral battery ironclad   
Launched3 January 1870
HullIron
PropulsionScrew
Builders measure3774 tons
Displacement6010 tons
Guns14
Fate1875
ClassAudacious
Ships bookADM 135/488
Note1875.09.01 sunk in collision with Iron Duke off Wicklow, Ireland
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
1 October 1870Commanded by Captain Edward Henry Gage Lambert, Coast Guard, Kingstown
(6 September 1871)Commanded by Captain David Spain, Coast Guard, Kingstown
(1873)Commanded by Captain Richard Dawkins, Coast Guard, Kingstown (until sunk after a collision with Iron Duke, off Wicklow head)
11 October 1873
- 2 September 1875
Commanded by Commander (2ic) Dashwood Goldie Tandy, Coast Guard, Kingstown (until sunk after a collision with Iron Duke, off Wicklow head)
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