Chesapeake formed subsidiaries to build and run the lines, then spun them off into a separate, publicly traded company.
Three shiploads of men docked at Chesapeake Bay on April 26, 1607.
Drake found the statements Chesapeake mailed him each month mystifying.
In essence, Chesapeake would get a rebate on the fees it had guaranteed to Access.
If any driller was going to make money for Drake, he thought, it would be Chesapeake.
The greatest oyster farms in the world are upon Chesapeake Bay.
There was no use trying to fight any longer with the "Chesapeake's" cannon.
This defeat closed the British operations on the Chesapeake.
The Shannon was cleared for action, and waited for the Chesapeake.
The people took the Chesapeake for the President, and shouting multitudes lined the shores and docks.
from an Algonquian language, perhaps literally "great shellfish bay." Early spellings include Chesepiooc and Chesupioc.