Chesapeake (Frigate)

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38-gun sailing frigate of the U.S. Navy; launched 2 Dec. 1799 by Gosport Navy Yard (Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Va.), and commissioned early in the following year, Capt. James Barron in command.

From the description of Journal of the frigate Chesapeake, 1807 May 9-27. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 183192798

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referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Telfair, Edward, ca. 1735-1807. Edward Telfair papers, 1774-1807. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Chesapeake affair : manuscript, [ca. 1807 July]. Texas Christian University
referencedIn William L. Clements Library. Thomas J. Chew family papers, 1797-1875, bulk 1802-1857. William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Various. 1996 Library Accessions, 1759-1996. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Lawrence, James, 1781-1813. James Lawrence collection, 1758-1856. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826. Isaac Shelby letters, 1796-1815. University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Ebenezer Foote Family Papers, 1751-1871, (bulk 1790-1807) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Chesapeake affair : manuscript, [ca. 1807 July]. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Allen, William Henry, 1784-1813. Papers of William Henry Allen, 1800-1838. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Chesapeake (Frigate). Journal of the frigate Chesapeake, 1807 May 9-27. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Nichols, Francis. A journal of a cruise on board the United States Frigate Chesapeake / by Francis Nichols, 1812 Dec. 17-1813 March 20. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Foote, Ebenezer, 1756-1829. Ebenezer Foote family papers, 1751-1871 (bulk 1790-1807). Library of Congress
referencedIn Various. Privateer Documents - War of 1812, 1812-1815. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Various. Maritime Papers - International Travel, 1803-1894, 1924-1927, n.d. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Distribution of prize money to the officers and crew of the Chesapeake for merchandise captured from the Brig Liverpool Hero, 1814. New England Historic Genealogical Society
referencedIn Litchfield, Electus D. (Electus Darwin), 1872-1952. Papers, 1904-1952. Operational Archive Branch, Naval History Center
creatorOf Chesapeake (Frigate). Chesapeake (Frigate) logbook, 1807-1809. Library of Congress
referencedIn Trefethen, Benjamin, b. 1790. [Accounts concerning the frigate Chesapeake, 1878-1881]. New England Historic Genealogical Society
referencedIn Barron family. Papers, 1802-1841. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Thomas J. Chew family papers 1797-1875 1802-1857 Chew, Thomas J. family papers William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter, 1809 March 2, Washington [D.C.] to Mr. Mullowney, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Allen, William Henry, 1784-1813. Journal of a cruise on board of the U.S. ship of war Chesapeake James Barron Esq. Commander in the Mediterranean Command of Saturday, 16th June, 1807, by Lieut. W.H. Allen., 1807, June 6- 1808, Sept. 1 Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Broke, Philip Bowes Vere, 1776-1841. Scrapbook pages concerning Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, 1815-1866. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Fleischman, Henry P. Journal of Henry P. Fleischman, 1812-1813. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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associatedWith Allen, William Henry, 1784-1813. person
associatedWith Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. person
associatedWith Barron family. family
associatedWith Barron, James, 1769-1851. person
associatedWith Decatur, Stephen, 1779-1820. person
associatedWith Fleischman, Henry P. person
associatedWith Foote, Ebenezer, 1756-1829. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. person
associatedWith Lawrence, James, 1781-1813. person
associatedWith Leopard (British ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Leopard (Warship) corporateBody
associatedWith Litchfield, Electus D. (Electus Darwin), 1872-1952. person
associatedWith Nichols, Francis. person
associatedWith President (Frigate) corporateBody
associatedWith Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826. person
associatedWith Telfair, Edward, ca. 1735-1807. person
associatedWith Trefethen, Benjamin, b. 1790. person
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith Various. corporateBody
associatedWith Wadsworth, Alexander Scammel, 1790-1851. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. person
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United States
United States
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Seafaring life
Ship's papers
Voyages and travels
Warships
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Active 1807

Active 1809

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