HMS Hebe

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Five ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Hebe, after the Greek goddess Hebe.

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  • Hebe (1804 ship) was launched at Leith. For eight years she served the Royal Navy as a hired armed ship and transport. Her contract lasted from 27 April 1804 to 30 October 1812.[3] She spent her entire naval career escorting convoys to the Baltic. She became a transport that an American privateer captured in March 1814.

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  1. ^ A first-class share of the prize money awarded in April 1823 was worth £34 2s 4d; a fifth-class share, that of a seaman, was worth 3s 11½d. The amount was small as the total had to be shared between 79 vessels and the entire army contingent.[2]


  1. ^ "No. 21077". The London Gazette. 15 March 1850. pp. 791–792.
  2. ^ "No. 17915". The London Gazette. 3 April 1823. p. 633.
  3. ^ Winfield (2008), p. 393.