John Paul Jones

  • American


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1776/10/00 Jones arrives in Portsmouth, NH, in October 1776 to supervise the construction of the Continental sloop RANGER. On 14 June 1777 Congress appoints Jones to the command of the vessel. Patriot Naval Commander
1777/11/00 Jones sails from Portsmouth in November 1777, bringing the news of the Patriot victory at Saratoga to the French Court. Patriot Naval Commander Battle of Saratoga
1781/08/00 John P Jones boards at the Widow Purcell's house at $10 per week (2nd fl, SE corner chamber) while he supervises the construction of the Navy's ship AMERICA, leaving New Hampshire in 1782. Home John Paul Jones House Portsmouth
1913/01/26 The remains ofJohn Paul Jonesare interred in the crypt beneath the Naval Academy Chapel inside a sarcophagus made of 21 short tons (19t) of molten steel. The coffin and slab are Grande Antique des Pyrenees marble. Memoriam Naval Academy Chapel US Naval Academy
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