HMS Ocean

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Six ships that were built for the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Ocean. The name Ocean entered the list from which names are selected for British ships in 1759, when the Royal Navy captured the French ship named Océan. The British studied the French technology of this ship and admired it, but the ship had to be in bad shape before it would be replaced by a new-build.

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  1. ^ "Brazil announces purchase of HMS Ocean for £84 million". 2 January 2018. Retrieved 13 February 2018.