A river in Maryland rising in Carroll County and emptying into Chesapeake Bay.
(Sch: 1. 101’; b. 25’; dph 11’5”)
The third Patapsco, a privateer bottled up in Chesapeake Bay by British blockaders during the War of 1812, was hired by the Navy for service as a lookout in the lower bay to warn of British raids and to discourage attacks against American shipping in the Bay.