John Paul Jones

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Noun1.John Paul Jones - American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792)John Paul Jones - American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792)
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He spent three months as an engineering officer aboard the Bon Homme Richard before entering flight training and serving as a pilot with a squadron on the Kearsarge flying the S-2 Tracker.
23, 1779, during the Revolutionary War, the American warship Bon Homme Richard, commanded by John Paul Jones, defeated the HMS Serapis in battle off Yorkshire, England; however, the seriously damaged Bon Homme Richard sank two days later.
Gray's service included deployment aboard USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA 31) during the introduction of the Walleye in Vietnam.
USS Wilkinson (DLG 5); and USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA 31)
An elite team of Navy SEALs under the command of Senior Chief Van O is scrambled aboard the USS Bon Homme Richard to extract the stricken agent.
A team of Navy SEALs is scrambled aboard the USS Bon Homme Richard to extract the agent.
Later he was given another ship, an old French merchant ship, which he rebuilt and named Bon Homme Richard [Poor Richard], to honor Benjamin Franklin.