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Commodore John Paul Jones, U.S. Navy

Donald John Munro

Commodore John Paul Jones, U.S. Navy

a biography of our first great naval hero.

by Donald John Munro

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Published by William-Frederick Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jones, John Paul, -- 1747-1792.

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13882995M

    years ago Commodore John Barry, the first commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy, died at the age of This month’s naval legend got his start as a cabin boy .   Commodore John Paul Jones wearing the blue and white Continental Navy uniform that he designed in This particular uniform was favored by officers as it had gold trim and epaulets while the blue and red garb ordered by Congress in didn't (though Jones added gold braid and epaulets to his blue and red uniform anyway).

      These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of , based on Navy .   These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of May 4, , based on Navy .

      Happy birthday to Commodore John Barry, born on this day in , in Tacumshane, County Wexford, Ireland. He is considered by many to be the “father of the United States Navy.” But wait, isn’t John Paul Jones also considered to be the “father of the United States Navy?” As the saying goes, success has many fathers. USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53). 10, likes talking about this. "I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast; for I intend to go in harm's way." - Commodore John Paul Jones.


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Commodore John Paul Jones, U.S. Navy by Donald John Munro Download PDF EPUB FB2

Commodore John Paul Jones, U.S. Navy;: A biography of our first great naval hero Hardcover – January 1, by Donald John Munro (Author) See all Author: Donald John Munro. Commodore John Paul Jones, U. Navy Unknown Binding – January 1, by Donald John Munro (Author)Author: Donald John Munro.

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.

U.S. Navy book Horatio Hornblower are to by: 2. British midshipman, African slaver, traveling actor, merchant captain, accused of murder and suspected of freebooting—this was John Paul.

Captain in Washington’s Continental Navy, raider of the British coasts and victor in one of history’s most desperate naval battles, lion of the French court and beloved by beautiful women, Russian admiral under Catherine the Great, and dead at 45, neglected by his adopted United States.

Excellent balanced view of a very very complex man who in many senses became the father of the American Navy; and in other senses perhaps is almost totally irrelevant to the modern American Navy.

The Commodore John Paul Jones is well worth the time spent reading it. You'll have a far better understanding of complex man who is known as John Paul Jones/5(20).

Thomas Truxtun was one of the first six captains President Washington appointed to the United States Navy in Although Truxtun therefore ranks with men like John Paul Jones in the development of the navy, this biography by Eugene Ferguson supplies the only full account of his eventful life and by: 2.

John Paul Jones's Locker: The Mutinous Men of the Continental Ship Ranger and the Confinement of Lieutenant Thomas Simpson ─ book download (pdf) The Sword of [John] Paul Jones An invitation to Commodore Jones from the Minister of the Netherlands to dinner on Monday, 30th July   Scottish by birth, Commodore John Paul Jones became the new United States' first naval hero during the American Revolution ().

Beginning his career as a merchant sailor and, later, captain, he was forced to flee to the North American colonies. Washington, Dec. The sword of John Paul Jones now rests in the library of the Navy Department, where it has been placed by Commander Reginald Nicholson.

It is believed that the weapon. Daniels, Secretary of the Navy, Josephus; Marsh, Captain,C.C. () P: Official records of the Union and Confederate navies in the War of the Rebellion Government Printing Office, United States; Naval War Records Office, Office of Naval Records and.

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Description: Courtesy of John H. Grassman, Catalog #: NH This is an official U.S. Navy web site. John Paul Jones, commodore au service des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique / dessiné par C.J.

Notté ; gravé par Carl Guttenberg. Summary Print shows John Paul Jones, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, standing on board ship during battle, reaching with left hand for one of several pistols at his waist, right hand holds sword. USS JOHN PAUL JONES was decommissioned after more than 26 years of service on Decem Stricken from the Navy list on Apthe 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 Get this from a library. Commodore John Paul Jones, U.S. Navy; a biography of our first great naval hero. [Donald John Munro]. John Barry (Ma – Septem ) was an officer in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War and later in the United States has been credited as "The Father of the American Navy" (and shares that moniker with John Paul Jones, and John Adams) and was appointed a captain in the Continental Navy on December 7, Born: MaTacumshane, County Wexford.

DESRON 31 is part of Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, and comprises six Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers, USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), USS Hopper (DDG 70), USS Momsen (DDG 92), USS Wayne E.

Meyer (DDG ), USS William P. Lawrence (DDG ), USS John Finn (DDG ) and USS Daniel Inouye (DDG ). John Paul Jones, commodore au service des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Summary Print shows John Paul Jones, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, standing on board ship during battle, several pistols at his waist, right hand holds sword extended to the right, in medallion on pedestal.

This book vividly portrays the illustrious career of John Paul Jones, from his early training at sea in the British West Indian merchant trade to his exploits in the newly independent American navy and his appointment as an admiral in the Russian navy and command of a squadron in the Black Sea.

The U.S. Naval Institute provides an independent forum for those who seek to advance and strengthen the naval profession. Biography Bibliography Related Document in the Navy Department Library Biography Born in Wexford, Ireland, in ; died in Philadelphia, 13 September John Barry followed the sea from childhood, and at the breaking out of the hostilities between England and the Colonies, offered his services to Congress.

His ship the Black Prince was purchased by the Government and named Alfred, in which. Archaeology U.S. History World John Paul Jones and His Romantic Romp Through Paris It shows Jones surrounded by the words “at versailles —commodore paul jones drawn by Author: Cassandra Good.Stephen Decatur Jr.

(/ d ɪ ˈ k eɪ t ər /; January 5, – Ma ) was a United States naval officer and was born on the eastern shore of Maryland in Worcester County, the son of a U.S. naval officer who served during the American father, Stephen Decatur Sr., was a commodore in the U.S.

Navy, and brought the younger Stephen into the world of ships and Buried: St. Peter's Churchyard, Philadelphia.Careers in the U.S. Navy (Careers in the US Armed Forces) From the exploits of Commodore John Paul Jones in the American Revolution to American sailors’ current service in the Persian Gulf, the U.S.

Navy has served the cause of freedom across the world’s oceans and seas.