and Poictiers (former surrendered)Oct. 18, 1812
United States and Macedonian (latter defeated)Oct. 25, 1812
Constitution and Java (latter defeated)Dec. 29, 1812
Chesapeake and Shannon (former defeated)June 1, 1813
Enterprise and Boxer (latter defeated)Sept. 5, 1813
Argus and Pelican (former defeated)Aug. 14, 1813
Hornet and Peacock (latter defeated)Aug. 24, 1813
American fleet of nine vessels and British fleet of six vessels on Lake Erie (latter defeated)Sept. 10, 1813
Essex and the Phoebe and Cherub (former surrendered)Mar. 28, 1814
Wasp and Reindeer (latter defeated)June 28, 1814
Wasp and Avon (latter defeated)Sept. 1, 1814
American fleet of sixteen vessels and the British fleet on Lake Champlain (latter defeated)Sept. 11, 1814
President and the Endymion, Majestic, and two other British ships (former defeated)Sept. 16, 1814
Hornet and Penguin (latter defeated)Jan. 22, 1815
Black Hawk War. (See Black Hawk). May to August, 1832.
MicanopyJune 9, 1
med Essex Junior, cruised off the harbor as a scout, to give warning of the approach of any man-of-war.
Very soon two English men-of-war were reported in the offing.
They sailed into the harbor, and proved to be the Phoebe, thirty-six guns, Captain Hillyar, and her consort, the Cherub, twenty-two guns, Captain Tucker.
The former mounted thirty long 18-pounders, sixteen 32-pounder carronades, and one howitzer; also six 3-pounders in her tops.
Her crew consisted of 320 men
Essex fighting Phoebe and Cherub. and boys.
the Cherub mounted eighteen 32-pounder carronades below, with eight 24-pounder carronades and two long nines above, making a total of twenty-eight guns.
Her crew numbered 180.
the Essex at that time could muster only 225, and the Essex Junior only sixty.
the Essex had forty 32-pounder carronades and
The Essex and her prizes in Massachusetts Bay, Nooaheevah. six long 12-pounders; and the Essex Junior had only ten 18-pounder carronades and ten short sixes.