|Ambiguous Term? This article is about the Imperial Cruiser. For other uses of Vanguard, see Vanguard (disambiguation).|
The Vanguard was a Dauntless Class Light Cruiser. It was assigned to the Halemnet Base in the Cyclops Cluster of the Gothic Sector. In 142.M41, it was destroyed by a long-range torpedo strike by Chaos warships in one of the first attacks of the the Gothic War.