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Chesapeake may refer to:

Populated places

In Virginia

In other U.S. states


  • United States lightship Chesapeake (LV-116), a lightvessel
  • USS Chesapeake (1799), an American frigate captured by HMS Shannon in 1813
  • USS Patapsco (1799), a sloop originally named USS Chesapeake but renamed in 1799 while still under construction
  • USS Chesapeake (1898), a training ship renamed USS Severn on 15 June 1905
  • USS Chesapeake (ID-3395), a freighter
  • USS Chesapeake (AOT-5084)
  • HMS Chesapeake (1855), a Royal Navy frigate


  • Chesapeake (band), a folk-rock/progressive bluegrass band from Maryland
  • Chesapeake (novel), a novel published in 1978 by James Michener
  • Chesapeake (train), a discontinued Amtrak train
  • Chesapeake (album), the third full-length album by Rachael Yamagata
  • Chesapeake Bay Retriever, a breed of dog
  • Chesapeake Corporation, a historical holding company associated with Van Sweringen railroad holdings
  • Chesapeake Energy, an American publicly held producer of natural gas
  • Chesapeake Energy Arena, a multi-purpose arena located in downtown Oklahoma City
  • Chesapeake Utilities, an American energy services company focusing on distribution of natural gas and propane
  • Chesapeake Mill, in Wickham, Hampshire, England, a building constructed from the timbers of the USS Chesapeake
  • Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, a former American railroad, operating from 1869 to 1972 in the state of Virginia
  • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
  • The Vought Chesapeake, British name for the United States built dive bomber, the Vought SB2U Vindicator

See also

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