French ship St Ann (1755)

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Career (France) French Royal Navy Ensign
Name: St Ann
Launched: 1755
Captured: 25 May 1761, by Royal Navy
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS St Ann
Acquired: 25 May 1761
Fate: Sold, 1784
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 64-gun third rate ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1407 tons (1427.6 tonnes)
Length: 165 ft (50 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 44 ft 1 in (13.44 m)
Depth of hold: 19 ft 7½ in (6.0 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 64 guns of various weights of shot

St Ann was a 64-gun ship of the line of the French Navy, launched in 1755.[1]

She was captured by the Royal Navy on 25 May 1761, and commissioned as the third rate HMS St Ann.[1]

St Ann was sold out of the navy in 1784.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1. p178.


  • 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.