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The ships of John Paul Jones by William Gilkerson

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Published by United States Naval Academy Museum, Beverly R. Robinson Collection, Naval Institute Press in [Annapolis, Md.] .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792.,
  • United States. Navy -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
  • Bon Homme Richard (Ship),
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-82).

Statementby William Gilkerson.
LC ClassificationsE271 .G55 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 83 p. :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2409635M
ISBN 100870216198
LC Control Number87050530

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  USS John Paul Jones PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Base Pearl Harbor Apr.   USS JOHN PAUL JONES was decommissioned after more than 26 years of service on Decem Stricken from the Navy list on Ap , the JOHN PAUL JONES was finally disposed of as a target off the coast of southern California at ° 00' " North, ° 36' " West. The Sinkex took place on Janu John Paul was born at Arbigland, Kirkbean, Kirkcudbright, Scotland, 6 July Apprenticed to a merchant at the lad went to sea in brig Friendship to learn the art of 21, he received his first command, brig several successful years as a merchant skipper in the West Indies trade, John Paul immigrated to the Continental British colonies and there added Jones to John Paul Jones was an American naval hero in the American Revolution. He was renowned for his victory over British ships of war off the east coast of ://

  Scottish-born John Paul Jones first sailed to America as a cabin boy and lived for a time in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where his brother had a business. He later served on slave and merchant ships   Born John Paul on July 6, , at Kirkcudbright, Scotland, John Paul Jones was the son of a gardener. Going to sea at he first served aboard the merchant ship Friendship which operated out of Whitehaven. Progressing through the merchant What John Paul Jones actually got was a slow tub. With it, though, he persevered to win the defining naval battle of the American Revolutionary War. McGrath describes the ups and downs of the U.S. continental navy beginning with fitting five merchant ships with ://   John Paul Jones was America's greatest Revolutionary naval commander and founder of America's naval tradition. He was born simply John Paul, the son of an estate gardener in Scotland in At the age of 13, John Paul was apprenticed to a ship owner and began his career at ://