So these ships Im about to show you, ya they are cool.I’m gunna tell you about them.They aren’t really that similar. The only thing in common I could find would be : there homeport was both in Virginia.
But there differences would be alot more.
- Chesapeake was launched in 1799
- Chesapeake was captured in 1813
- Chesapeake’s type was a 38-gun Frigate
- Chesapeake’s propulsion was a sail
- Wasp was launched in 1987
- Wasp was an amphibious assault ship
- Wasp had steam turbines, boilers, and shafts