John Paul Jones, naval hero

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A brief biography of John Paul Jones stressing his naval career.

Statement[by] Matthew G. Grant. Illustrated by John Keely.
SeriesHis Gallery of great Americans series. War heroes of America
ContributionsKeely, John, illus.
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LC ClassificationsE207.J7 G73
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p.
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Open LibraryOL5424090M
ISBN 100871913003
LC Control Number73018212

The New York Times bestseller from master biographer Evan Thomas brings to life the tumultuous story of the father of the American Navy. John Paul Jones, at sea and in the heat of the battle, was the great American hero of the Age of Sail.

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John Paul Jones was America’s first naval hero. During the Revolutionary War, he commanded the ship Bonhomme Richard, on loan to us from France, and defeated a larger and better armed naval vessel, the British ship Serapis.

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(Corbis) By Cassandra GoodAuthor: Cassandra Good. America's first naval hero, John Paul Jones was born in Scotland in He honed his skills as a seaman and a captain while working on merchant ships. Jones gained fame after volunteering his services to the Americans during the Revolutionary Author: Liz Sonneborn.

John Paul Jones disinterment, photographed 11 April following the autopsy. (Courtesy of Horace P. Mende, Kusnacht, Switzerland. In Paul Jones, Seawell created two characters to accompany the naval hero. According to the January 8, review of the book in the New York Times, "the author’s style is fascinating because it is admirably adapted to the understanding of the little ones whom she particularly addresses.

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John Paul Jones, at sea and in the heat of the battle, was the great American hero of the Age of Sail. He was to history what Patrick O'Brian's Jack Aubrey and C. Forester's Horatio Hornblower are to fiction.

Ruthless, indomitable, clever; he vowed to sail, as he put it, 'in harm's way.' Evan Thomas's minute-by-minute re-creation of the bloodbath between Jones's 'Bonhomme Richard' and the Pages: The New York Times bestseller from master biographer Evan Thomas brings to life the tumultuous story of the father of the American Navy.

John Paul Jones, at sea and in the heat of the battle, was the great American hero of the Age of Sail. He was to history what Patrick O’Brian’s Jack Aubrey and C.S.

Forester’s Horatio Hornblower are to fiction. BODY OF JOHN PAUL JONES. A century ago the mummified body presumed to be naval hero John Paul Jones was discovered in France where he died in Thie began an eight year journey in which Jones returned to his current resting place in Maryland.

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He was born only with the name "John Paul" and later added the name "Jones." As a youth going to school, he would often visit the ships in a nearby port of Carsethorn. : John Paul Jones Commemoration at Annapolis Ap Type: Hardback First edition, Hardcover in Good Condition. Scottish born, John Paul Jones became an American hero in the U.S.

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In Col. John Henry Sherburne, author of the book The Life of John Paul Jones, took preliminary steps to repatriate the naval hero’s remains. But Sherburne did not know the location of the body, and Jones’ family in Scotland had not agreed to exhumation.Jones, John Paul.

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