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USS Chesapeake (1799)
A Virtual Cemetery created by: Rubbings
Description: USS Chesapeake was a 38-gun wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United States Navy. She was one of the original six frigates whose construction was authorized by the Naval Act of 1794. Joshua Humphreys designed these frigates to be the young navy's capital ships. Chesapeake was originally designed as a 44-gun frigate but construction delays, material shortages, and budget problems caused builder Josiah Fox to alter her design to 38 guns. Launched at the Gosport Navy Yard on 2 December 1799, Chesapeake began her career during the Quasi-War with France and saw service in the First Barbary War.On 22 June 1807 she was fired upon by HMS Leopard of the Royal Navy for refusing to comply with a search for deserters. The event, now known as the Chesapeake–Leopard Affair, angered the American populace and government and was a precipitating factor that led to the War of 1812. As a result of the affair, Chesapeake's commanding officer, James Barron, was court-martialed and the United States instituted the Embargo Act of 1807 against England.Early in the War of 1812 she made one patrol and captured five British merchant ships before returning. She was captured by HMS Shannon shortly after sailing from Boston, Massachusetts, on 1 June 1813. The Royal Navy took her into their service as HMS Chesapeake, where she served until she was broken up and her timbers sold in 1820; they are now part of the Chesapeake Mill in Wickham, England.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Chesapeake_%281799%29
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Adams, Peter 77586768
b. 1771 d. Jun. 7, 1813
Deadman's Island Cemetery
Halifax
Halifax County
Nova Scotia
Canada
Arnold, SMN Joseph 95062105
b. unknown d. Jun. 22, 1807
No cemetery
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Ballard, Lieut Edward 94759465
b. unknown d. Jun. 1, 1813
No cemetery
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Barron, James 12850
b. Sep. 15, 1768 d. Aug. 21, 1851
Trinity Episcopal Church ...
Portsmouth
Portsmouth city
Virginia, USA
Burrows, William Ward, Jr 16249536
b. Oct. 6, 1785 d. Sep. 5, 1813
Eastern Cemetery
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
Dale, Richard 21781
b. Nov. 6, 1756 d. Feb. 26, 1826
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Decatur, Stephen 269
b. Jan. 5, 1779 d. Mar. 22, 1820
Saint Peter's Episcopal C...
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Evans, John 94760173
b. unknown d. Jun. 1, 1813
No cemetery
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Fox, Josiah 11537176
b. 1763 d. 1847
Concord Quaker Cemetery
Colerain
Belmont County
Ohio, USA
Hamilton, Paul 7181158
b. Oct. 6, 1762 d. Jun. 30, 1816
Clarendon Plantation
Grays Hill
Beaufort County
South Carolina, USA
Hopewell, Pollard 94760619
b. unknown d. Jun. 1, 1813
No cemetery
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Humphreys, Joshua 8186540
b. Jun. 17, 1751 d. Jan. 12, 1838
Old Haverford Friends Mee...
Havertown
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Lawrence, James 608
b. Oct. 1, 1781 d. Jun. 1, 1813
Trinity Churchyard
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Lawrence, SMN John 95072479
b. unknown d. Jun. 22, 1807
No cemetery
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Livingston, Courtlandt 94761477
b. unknown d. Jun. 1, 1813
No cemetery
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Ludlow, Lieut A C 77620231
b. 1789 d. Jun. 13, 1813
Deadman's Island Cemetery
Halifax
Halifax County
Nova Scotia
Canada
Ludlow, Lieut Augustus C. 13030424
b. Jan. 1, 1792 d. Jun. 13, 1813
Trinity Churchyard
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
McDonald, SMN Robert 95073126
b. unknown d. Jun. 27, 1807
No cemetery
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Miller, SMN John 95228548
b. unknown d. Jun. 1, 1813
No cemetery
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Shackerly, SMN Peter 95072774
b. unknown d. Jun. 22, 1807
No cemetery
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Smith, Robert 6856909
b. Nov. 3, 1757 d. Nov. 26, 1842
Westminster Burial Ground
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Stewart, Charles 12949
b. Jul. 28, 1778 d. Nov. 6, 1869
Woodlands Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Stoddert, Benjamin 9748118
b. 1751 d. Dec. 18, 1813
Addison Chapel Cemetery
Seat Pleasant
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
White, William A 94761761
b. unknown d. Jun. 1, 1813
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