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  • Jones was ordered to proceed to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to embark on a twenty-gun French ship, the Amphitrite, that would carry him to France.

    John Paul Jones

  • Only a British twenty-gun ship and a couple of cutters rode at anchor, and the great guns in the fort at Edinburgh Castle could not reach the coast.

    John Paul Jones

  • Only a British twenty-gun ship and a couple of cutters rode at anchor, and the great guns in the fort at Edinburgh Castle could not reach the coast.

    John Paul Jones

  • His joy was quickly restored when, on June 14, Congress authorized Jones to take command of a brand-new twenty-gun sloop, the Ranger.

    John Paul Jones

  • Jones planned to have the Bonhomme Richard, the Vengeance, and the Pallas lay along the twenty-gun Royal Navy ship and the cutters in the harbor and quickly overwhelm their crews.

    John Paul Jones

  • Jones was ordered to proceed to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to embark on a twenty-gun French ship, the Amphitrite, that would carry him to France.

    John Paul Jones

  • Given command of his own sloop, the Hyder-Ally, in the last year of the war, Barney won a rare American victory in a ship-to-ship action, taking a twenty-gun British sloop, the General Monk.

    John Paul Jones

  • Jones planned to have the Bonhomme Richard, the Vengeance, and the Pallas lay along the twenty-gun Royal Navy ship and the cutters in the harbor and quickly overwhelm their crews.

    John Paul Jones

  • His joy was quickly restored when, on June 14, Congress authorized Jones to take command of a brand-new twenty-gun sloop, the Ranger.

    John Paul Jones

  • Given command of his own sloop, the Hyder-Ally, in the last year of the war, Barney won a rare American victory in a ship-to-ship action, taking a twenty-gun British sloop, the General Monk.

    John Paul Jones

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