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HMS Vanguard (1910) BB  (8th)

    
This HMS Vanguard  the eighth to carry the name was a St Vincent Class battleship. 

Built by Vickers, laid down in Apr-1908, launched 22-Feb-1909 and completed in Feb-1910. 

She served with the Home Fleet from 1910-14, then from 1914 onwards was with the Grand Fleet.

Was in action at Jutland but suffered no damage.

On 9-July-1917 she was sunk by an internal explosion while at Scapa Flow, with a large loss of life.

Later raised and broken up in 1927 on the Tyne.

Won the Battle Honour: Jutland 1916.

 

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

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This page last edited - 15 March, 2013.

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