The schooner "Vanguard" was built at Bristol, Maine in 1867.
"The fishing schooner Vanguard (of Orland), Capt. Lawrence went ashore at this place Tuesday at high water. She lost both anchors and rudder, broke her boom and wheel. Capt. Lawrence has notified the insurance company as there is $1200 risk on her." Tremont, January 8, 1896 - The Bar Harbor Record.
The schooner "Vanguard" was sold by Capt. Warren A. Spurling of Cranberry Island to Capt. Merrill King of Manset in the fall of 1903. - Ralph W. Stanley.