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.
We are crossing the Chesapeake now, and things may start to happen at any moment.
This defeat closed the British operations on the Chesapeake.
He reached Chesapeake Bay, but did not enter it, as the weather was stormy.
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.