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Great Classic Sailing Ships

42-gun Chesapeake launched december 1799 in Gosport Navy yard.
Between 13.12.1812 - 9.4.1813 Chesapeake captured five British merchantmen.
Chesapeake was taken by British in may 1813.
Dimensions : 152-8 x 41-3 x 20-1, 1244 US tons.Crew was 340.
Armament : 30-18, 12-32 carronades.