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ARP232 Jones and the Armada


John Paul Jones spends nearly a year in France, awaiting a new ship. He finally receives a converted merchant ship, which he renames the Bonhomme Richard. The Commodore of a small fleets sets off to bring chaos to Britain while France and Spain prepare for a full-scale invasion of the island.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: Sea Raiders of the American Revolution: The Continental Navy in European Waters, by E. Gordon Bowen-Hassell.

Online Recommendation of the Week: Life of John Paul Jones, by John S.C. Abbot: https://archive.org/details/lifeofjohnpauljo01abbo

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