American Revolution Podcast

ARP180 John Paul Jones Raids Whitehaven

December 20, 2020

Escaping from the law, Captain John Paul finds his way to America, changes his name to Jones, and after the Revolution begins, joins the Continental Navy.  He overcomes many frustrations to bring a naval ship to France.  From there, his ship raids the English shore and captures the Drake.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy, by Evan Thomas.

Online Recommendation of the Week: Memoirs of Rear-Admiral Paul Jones, Vol 1: https://archive.org/details/vol1memoirsofrea00jone

& Vol 2: https://archive.org/details/vol2memoirsofrea00jone

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