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John Paul Jones, a sailor's biography

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
Publisher: New York : Time-Life Books, ©1959.
Series: Time reading program special edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: John Paul Jones; John Paul Jones; John Paul Jones
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Eliot Morison
OCLC Number: 9795568
Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Little, Brown, Boston.
Description: xxxiv, 456 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: The barefoot boy of Arbigland, 1947-1760 --
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 régime, 1783-1788 --
New York and Denmark, 1787-1788 --
Kontradmiral Paval Ivanovich Jones, 1788-1789 --
The empty wineskin, 1789-1792 --
Appendices : Illegitimate birth: alleged Selkirk blood ; Was Paul Jones ever in the Royal Navy? ; Piracy, smuggling and play-acting ; How did "John Jones" reach Virginia from Tobago? ; Jones and the American flag ; Buell's fabrications.
Series Title: Time reading program special edition.
Responsibility: by Samuel Eliot Morison ; with an introd. by Daniel V. Gallery.

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