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Type: 3rd rate ; Armament 64
Launched : 1760 ; Disposal date or year : 1799
BM : 1379 tons
1 Jan 1799 receiving ship at Portsmouth.
Type: 5th rate ; Armament 42
Taken : 28 Mar 1814 ; Disposal date or year : 1837
BM : 867 tons
8 Feb 1814 Phoebe and Cherub arrived Valparaiso, where the US ship Essex and her prizes were anchored.
28 Mar 1814 following much propaganda and fake attempts to leave Valparaiso the Phoebe and Cherub captured the Essex.
31 May 1814 the Phoebe and Essex set sail for England ; and on the 13th of November, having stopped some time at Rio-Janeiro, the two ships anchored in Plymouth sound.
12 Feb 1824 arrived Falmouth, (fitted out as a convict ship), in company with the cutter Dwarf, en route from Plymouth for Dublin.
1830 Convict ship, Kingston