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This article is about ships of the Royal Navy. For the genus of barnacles, see Acasta (genus). For Hadean rock formation, see Acasta Gneiss.
Three ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Acasta, whilst another two were planned:
- HMS Acasta (1797) was a 40-gun fifth rate frigate launched in 1797 and broken up in 1821.
- HMS Acasta was to have been a wooden screw frigate. She was laid down in 1861 but was cancelled in 1863.
- HMS Acasta (1912) was an Acasta-class destroyer launched in 1912 and sold for scrap in 1921.
- HMS Acasta (H09) was an A-class destroyer launched in 1929. She was sunk in 1940 by the German battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau.
- HMS Acasta was to have been an Amphion-class submarine, but was cancelled in 1945.
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475. p. 2.
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