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HMS Ocean (1761)

For other ships of the same name, see HMS Ocean.
Career (Great Britain)
Name: HMS Ocean
Ordered: 22 April 1758
Builder: Chatham Dockyard
Launched: 21 April 1761
Fate: Sold out of the service, 1793
General characteristics [1]
Class & type:
Tons burthen: 1833 tons (1862.4 tonnes)
Length: 176 ft (54 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 49 ft (15 m)
Depth of hold: 24 ft (7.3 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship

90 guns:

  • Gundeck: 28 × 32 pdrs
  • Middle gundeck: 30 × 18 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 30 × 12 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 2 × 9 pdrs

HMS Ocean was a 90-gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 21 April 1761 at Chatham.[1]

She was sold out of the service in 1793.[1]



  • Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.

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