Chesapeake

The Chesapeake was an American frigate which on the 1st of June 1813 sailed out of Boston harbour and battled with the English frigate Shannon. The Chesapeake was boarded and captured by the crew of the Shannon.
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Chesapeake

Salty Pond, Great Salt Water', a large bay that is an arm of the Atlantic that divides Maryland River and the Suquehanna James, and Potonos rivers empty into it.
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Chesapeake

(from the article `Lawrence, James`) ...by Decatur-led forces (1804). During the War of 1812 Lawrence commanded the USS Hornet in the capture of HMS Peacock. Shortly thereafter he was ...
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Chesapeake

independent city, southeastern Virginia, U.S. It lies along the Elizabeth River on the Tidewater coastal plain, adjacent to Suffolk, Portsmouth, ...
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Chesapeake

[novel] Chesapeake is a novel by James A. Michener, published by Random House in 1978. The story deals with several families living in the Chesapeake Bay area, from 1583 to 1978. ==Plot summary== The storyline, like much of Michener`s work, depicts a number of characters over a long time period. Each chapter begins with a voyage which provi
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Chesapeake

Chesapeake (ches'upēk") , city (1990 pop. 151,976), formed independently by the merging of the city of South Norfolk and Norfolk co., SE Va.; inc. 1963. Within its vast area are residential sections; much farmland, with related agricultural industries; and a large part of the Great Dis...
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Chesapeake

Chesapeake, U.S. frigate, famous for her role in the Chesapeake affair (June 22, 1807) and for her battle with the H.M.S. Shannon (June 1, 1813). The Chesapeake left Norfolk, Va., for the Mediterranean under the command of James Barron in June, 1807. Just outside U.S. territorial waters the H.M.S. L...
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Chesapeake

[band] Chesapeake was an American bluegrass band formed in 1994 in Bethesda, Maryland as a direct offshoot from The Seldom Scene. ==History== Mike Auldridge, T. Michael Coleman and Moondi Klein, who played together in Seldom Scene in the middle of 90` didn`t feel satisfy with the way John Duffey led the group with only occasional playing an
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Chesapeake

[Amtrak] Chesapeake was a daily passenger train operated by Amtrak along the Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Chesapeake was originally established on April 29, 1973 as a train that ran between Washington, D.C. and New York City. This service ended on June 11, 1977, however on April 30, 1978, t
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