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John Paul Jones, a sailor's biography.

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1959]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Biography of John Paul Jones, sea captain in the American Revolution.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.
John Paul Jones.
Boston, Little, Brown [1959]
(OCoLC)563765048
Online version:
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.
John Paul Jones.
Boston, Little, Brown [1959]
(OCoLC)606037356
Named Person: John Paul Jones; John Paul Jones; John Paul Jones; John Paul Jones
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Eliot Morison
OCLC Number: 19740190
Description: xxii, 453 p. illus., ports., maps. 22 cm.
Contents: The barefoot boy of Arbigland, 1747-1760. --
Apprentice seaman to naval lieutenant, 1760-1775. --
Earliest service in the Continental Navy, December 1775-April 1776. --
First independent commands, May-December 1776. --
Promotion and the new Navy, December 1776-June 1777. --
Ranger and her maiden voyage, July-December 1777. --
From the Loire to the Solway, December 1777- April 1778. --
The raid on St. Mary's Isle, 23 April 1778. --
Drake captured and cruise ends, April-May 1778. --
In irons, May 1778-February 1779. --
The Bonhomme Richard squadron, November 1778-August 1779. --
A mad cruise, August-September 1779. --
The Battle of Flamborough Head, 23 September 1779. --
Aftermath of battle, 25 September-31 December 1779. --
Pinnacle of fame, 1780. --
Alliance and Ariel, June 1780-February 1781. --
America gained and lost, February 1781-November 1783. --
Autumn of the Old Reþþgime, 1783-1788. --
New York and Denmark, 1787-1788. --
Kontradmiral Pavel Ivanovich Jones, 1788-1789. --
The empty wineskin, 1789-1792. --
Appendices: Illegitimate birth ; Alleged Selkirk blood ; Was John Paul Jones ever in the Royal Navy? ; Piracy, smuggling and play-acting ; How did "John Jones" reach Virginia from Tobago? ; Jones and American flag ; Buell's fabrications.
Responsibility: With charts and diagrs. by Erwin Raisz and with photos.

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Biography of John Paul Jones, sea captain in the American Revolution.

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