The Life, voyages & sea battles of that celebrated pirate Commodore Paul Jones still remembered by some of the old inhabitants now living in Wapping, he being originally in the coal-trade : in which are contained a variety of important facts, displaying the revolutions of fortune that this naval adventurer underwent

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Other titlesLife, voyages and sea battles of that celebrated pirate Commodore Paul Jones, Life of Paul Jones
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 20001
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination28 p., [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL18011985M

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The life, voyages & sea battles of that celebrated pirate Commodore Paul Jones: still remembered by some of the old inhabitants now living in Wapping, he being originally in the coal-trade: in which are contained a variety of important facts, displaying the revolutions of fortune that this naval adventurer underwent.

The life, voyages & sea battles of that celebrated pirate Commodore Paul Jones still remembered by some of the old inhabitants now living in Wapping, he being originally in the coal-trade: in which are contained a variety of important facts, displaying the revolutions of fortune that this naval adventurer underwent.

Callo, Joseph (), John Paul Jones: America's First Sea Warrior, Naval Institute Press, pp. Sherburne, John Henry (). The Life of Paul Jones: From Original Documents in the Possession of John Henry Sherburne.

London: John Murray. ——— (). The life and character of John Paul Jones:a captain in the United States : July 6,Arbigland, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland. James de Kay, an acclaimed naval historian, has written a wonderful life history of Stephen Decatur, America's first great naval hero after John Paul Jones.

Readers will find plenty of action, as Decatur and the Navy waged hot and cold wars against France, Great Britain, and the /5(13). found her to be an American ship of war, called the Bon Homme Richard, of 40 guns and men, commanded by Captain Paul Jones; the other frigate which engaged us to be the Alliance, of 40 guns, and men; and the third frigate, which engaged and took the Countess of Scarborough, after two hours action, to be the Pallas, a French frigate, of 30 guns and men; the Vengeance, an armed.

Jones, John Paul. Life and Battles of John Paul Jones: The Greatest Naval Hero of Modern Times. Boston: Parsons, ____. Life and Correspondence of John Paul Jones, Including His Narrative of the Campaign in Liman. New York: D. Fanshaw, "Journal of Paul Jones." Niles' Weekly Register (28 Apr ): In sailors placed the rediscovered remains of the Revolutionary War naval hero aboard an American cruiser for the long voyage home.

It is of little consequence whether, in the heat of a naval battle aboard the U.S. Navy frigate Bonhomme Richard—its deck slick with blood, its hull splintered by cannon fire—Capt. John Paul Jones shouted to the opposing British captain, “I have. On ApCommander John Paul Jones and his crew of men aboard the USS Ranger set sail from the naval port at Brest, France, and head toward the Irish Sea.

John Paul Jones, a Scot by birth, was the most celebrated naval hero of the American Revolutionary War. At the conclusion of the war between the United States and England Jones had moved to Paris, where he received an invitation from Catherine II to become a rear admiral in the Russian fleet.

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The story of the life and exploits of the popular naval hero of the Revolution. Contents: The Early Life of John Paul Jones; The Infant Navy; Bearding the British Lion; Captain Jones at Nantes and at Brest; Cruise of the Bon Homme Richard; The Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis; Result of the Victory; Commodore Jones at Court; The Mutiny of.

A real-life American naval hero in the early nineteenth century, he led an astonishing life, and his remarkable acts of courage in combat made him one of the most celebrated figures of his era.

Decatur's dazzling exploits in the Barbary Wars propelled him to national prominence at the age of twenty-five/5(13). The Life of David Hoggart, the murderer, alias M'cColgan, alias Daniel O'Brian Hand-coloured folding front. one woodcut illus. Light brown paper wrappers.

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Blue paper wrappers. 24pp. John Paul Jones’s victory over HMS Serapis in was widely celebrated. A contredanse called “La Paul Jones” was printed in Paris and English balladeers produced the following vicious attack on their leaders in a slip ballad that seems to date before the end of the war.

Paul Jones. A New Song, to the tune of Stick a pin there. The Interesting life, travels, voyages, and daring engagements of the celebrated Paul Jones;: containing numerous anecdotes of undaunted courage, in the prosecution of his bold enterprizes.: To which is added, the song written on the engagement between the Good Man Richard, and the English frigate Serapis ().

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They were at sea, and the commodore was troubled because several of his squadron’s small boats were lost in the Irish coast’s dense fog. Landais, aggressive in his hunt for enemy vessels, wanted to chase a prize into these treacherous waters. John Paul Jones, etching.

ary of Congress, Washington, D.C. (photo no. cph 3g) Congress declared all British vessels subject to capture and authorized the aggregate, the Continental Navy comprised about 60 ships and made an impressive showing.

John Paul Jones had spectacular successes in British home waters. In addition to cruising against enemy merchantmen. Early inJohn Paul Jones commanded the first American ship to be formally recognized by the French, receiving a nine-gun salute.

Jones then took the war to England's shores, attacking a. A real-life American naval hero in the early nineteenth century, he led an astonishing life, and his remarkable acts of courage in combat made him one of the most celebrated figures of his era.

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WASHINGTON — Pirates and the United States have a long history. Sometimes good, sometimes bad. When the infant country declared independence it had no navy, so battling Britain at sea was a problem. 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/5(5). McGrath(John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail, ) delivers a lively history of the Continental Navy, from its birth at the urging of John Adams to the end of the war, replete with political and diplomatic intrigue, personal tragedies, shipwrecks, prison escapes and plenty of sea battles.

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Template:Otheruses John Paul Jones (July 6, () – Template:Death date) was America's first well-known naval fighter in the American Revolutionary War.

Although he made enemies among the American ruling class, his actions in British waters during the Revolution earned him an international reputation which persists to this day.

During his engagement with Serapis, Jones uttered Allegiance: United States of America. John Paul Jones - Scottish born Jones became an American hero in the War of Independence. He attacked ships in British waters and was condemned as a traitor and pirate. Later a rear-admiral in the Russian Navy, he died in France.

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John Paul Jones “I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast, for I intend to go in harm’s way.”. J ohn Paul Jones is famous in the United States as the ‘Father of the American Navy’. He was born in poverty and through his skills became a distinguished. Union papers villified Semmes as a pirate, even as Confederate papers viewed him as a hero.

Papers in Britain and France offered mixed views of Semmes, who viewed himself as much as a patriot and soldier to his cause as John Paul Jones did during the American Revolution. Time was catching up to the Alabama though. John Paul Jones. Has not yet begun to fight. Birthplace: Arbigland, Kirkbean, Kirkcudbright, Scotland Location of death: Paris, France Cause of death: Pneumonia Remains: Bu.

Military service: US Navy () American naval officer, was born on the 6th of Julyon the estate of Arbigland, in the parish of Kirkbean and the stewartry of Born: Previous Page.

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Jackson, Basil Spill!, (One tiny technical flaw turns the historic first voyage of the first submarine. Jones had fought during the Revolutionary War and afterwards fought Muslim Turks on the Black Sea for Catherine the Great of Russia.

Jefferson wrote to General Washington, "The war between the Russians and the Turks has made an opening for our Commodore Paul Jones. To the British he was “the pirate Paul Jones,” but to us he’s the Father of the American Navy Speaking of “impudent sly sluts ” (See the last post, “There he goes again.” It cited Robert Louis Stevenson for the allusion, from his book Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes) I recently got another book, John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy, by Evan Thomas.

Read More: Hibernians celebrate the life and legacy of Commodore Barry, Irish founder of US Navy The boys’ uncle was also a ship’s captain, who’d left Wexford 77 years earlier to make. John Adams said of him: “If I could see a prospect of half a dozen line-of-battle ships under the American flag and commanded by Commodore Paul Jones engaged with an equal British force, I apprehend the result would be so glorious for the United States, and lay so sure a foundation for their prosperity, that it would be a rich compensation.

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When Give Me a Fast Ship drops anchor, the reader returns from an adventure cruise with respect for the men who fought the Revolution at sea.” — The Wall Street Journal “ Give Me a Fast Ship is less a history of the birth of the U.S. Navy at the outbreak of the Revolution than it is a rousing collection of tales describing battles against.

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