HMS Antigua (1779)

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Career (United Kingdom) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Antigua
Namesake: Antigua, an island in the West Indies
In service: August 1779
Fate: Sold 12 January 1782
General characteristics
Type: Sloop
Armament: 14 guns

The second HMS Antigua was a 14-gun sloop that served in the British Royal Navy from 1789 to 1792.

Antigua was in service in August 1789. She was sold on 12 January 1792.[1]


  1. Colledge, p. 34
  • Colledge, J.J. Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of All Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy From the Fifteenth Century to the Present. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1987. ISBN 0-87021-652-X.