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ARP233 Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis


John Paul Jones circles around the British Isles, in search of targets to attack. Frustrated by his slow ship and disobedient officers and crew, Jones fears his mission will end in failure. then, he encounters the British warship Serapis.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: John Paul Jones and the Bonhomme Richard: A Reconstruction of the Ship and an Account of the Battle With H.M.S. Serapis, by Jean Boudriot & David H. Roberts.

Online Recommendation of the Week: The Navy of the American Revolution: Its Administration, Its Policy and Its Achievements, by Charles Oscar Paullin: https://archive.org/details/navyofamericanre00paul

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