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Chotank

 

Probably a variant spelling of Choptank.

 

(Sch: t. 53; l. 56'; b. 17'; dph. 6'; a. 2 9" sb., 1 11")

 

The privateer Savannah was captured 3 June 1861 by Perry. She was purchased from the New York Prize Court 2 July 1861 by the Navy and her name changed to Chotank.

 

Chotank operated as a part of the Potomac Flotilla during the year 1862, then was laid up at New York Navy Yard until sold 15 August 1865.