Episode 64: John Paul Jones, Father of the US Navy

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, learn the story of John Paul Jones, a daring naval commander whose early victories against the British during the American Revolutionary War earnt him the title “Father of the US Navy”.

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Image: Paton, Richard. Action Between the Serapis and Bonhomme Richard. Engraving. 1779. National Archives at College Park, College Park, USA. Via Wikimedia.

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