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|Nationality||United States of America|
|Operator||United States Navy|
|Keel Laid Down||14.11.1798||DANFS|
|How acquired||Purpose built||DANFS|
|Shipyard||Gosport Shipyard - Gosport||DANFS|
|Designed by||Josiah Fox (1763-1847)||BWAS-1793|
|Constructor||Humphreys, Huttan & Delavue||DANFS|
|Sailing Rig||Ship Rigged||DANFS|
|Becomes||British Fifth Rate frigate 'Chesapeake' (1813) (38)|
Incident with Leopard (50), in which the Chesapeake suffered 21 casualties and had 4 men carried offE-WIKI
|Dates||Fleet||Fleet Commander||Source||1802-1803||American Mediterranean Squadron 1802-1803||Richard V Morris|
In the action against the Shannon the Chesapeake had sixty-one killed or mortally wounded, including her Captain, First and Fourth Lieutenants, master, Boatswain and three Midshipmen, and eight-five wounded, including her both the other Lieutenants, five midshipmen and the Chaplain.
During the fifteen minute engagement the Chesapeake was struck by the following shot (From a table in Roosevelt)