April 22, 2017 American Slaver Captured by HMS “Antelope”, 1857 British naval vessels freed the slaves on an American ship bound for Havana, Cuba. The Illustrated London News, 17 October 1857. Courtesy of University of Missouri Libraries. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.