sea chantey


Shenandoah is a Native American word. It has several different meanings including: daughter of the stars, an Iroquois chief's name which meant "deer in the woods", along with several others.

Shenandoah may also refer to the following:


United States

Virginia and West Virginia

New Zealand


  • The first USS Shenandoah (1862), a screw sloop commissioned in 1863, active in the American Civil War, and in use until 1886
  • The second USS Shenandoah (ZR-1), the first rigid airship built by the Navy, christened 1923 but destroyed in a storm in 1925
  • The third USS Shenandoah (AD-26), a destroyer tender in service from 1945 to 1980
  • The fourth USS Shenandoah (AD-44), a destroyer tender, commissioned 1983 and decommissioned 1996
  • CSS Shenandoah, a Confederate Navy screw steamer
  • Shenandoah (schooner), a 1964 topsail-schooner run by The Black Dog
  • Shenandoah (barque), a four-masted wooden barque of 3,407 GRT, launched on November 26, 1892, at the Arthur Sewall & Co. shipyard in Bath, Maine on its own account





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