John Paul Jones
circa 1780: Scottish born American Naval Commander John Paul Jones (1747 - 1792). During the War of Independence he commanded the flagship 'Bonhomme Richard' in battle against the British ship 'Serapis' in September 1779. He raided Whitehaven on the West Cumbrian coast, and later served in the Russian Navy on the Black Sea, from 1788-9. Original Artwork: Engraved by J B Lonacre, after C W Peale. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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January 01, 1780
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