National Geographic : 1947 Sep
© National Geographic Society Painting by Walter A.Weber Result of a Shipwreck Is the Chesapeake Bay Retriever, a Native American Sporting Dog This breed has developed since 1807, when two Newfoundland puppies, brought to the Maryland coast in a disabledbrig, were crossed with local retrievers. Adens. undercoat protects the Chesapeake against severe weather. Reddish-tan outercoat blends with marshy cover. Some specimens have retrieved 300ducks inaday.