John Paul Jones

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American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792)

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Back at the Bon Homme Richard, the video recording of the strike showed that one of the Walleyes flew right through a window of the barracks, resulting in collapsing most of the building (the Walleyes in the initial combat evaluation had been configured with data link transmitters.
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.
Carriers in the Korean Theater included the Valley Forge, Philippine Sea, Princeton, Boxer, Leyte, Bairoko, Sicily, Badoeng Strait, Essex, Bon Homme Richard, Antietam, Kearsarge, Lake Champlain, Oriskany, Bataan, Rendova and Point Cruz.
ships, the Bon Homme Richard (42 guns) and the Alliance (36 guns), and two French ships, the Pallas (32 guns) and the Vengeance (12 guns); encountering a British merchant fleet off Flamborough Head, he defeated its escort, the Serapis, in a fierce, close-quarter battle by moonlight (September 23); sailed to Texel, took command of the Alliance, and spent several fruitless months on cruise; abandoned ashore when the Alliance was seized by her former captain (June 1780), he finally returned to the U.S.
An elite team of Navy SEALs is scrambled aboard the USS Bon Homme Richard to extract the stricken agent.
Bon Homme Richard (CV-31) and accompanied her on her shakedown cruise and maiden voyage from the Brooklyn Naval Shipyard to the Caribbean, through the Panama Canal, and on to Pearl Harbor, the Philippines, and the Pacific theater of naval operations.
USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA 31) will hold its reunion on 25-27 August 2011 in Eugene, Ore.
The crew of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV 31) enjoy the swimfest.
USS BON HOMME RICHARD (CV/CVA-31) SHIP COMPANY AND AIR GROUP & USS BON HOMME RICHARD (LHD-6) Sept.
Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA 31/LHD 6), 24-26 September, San Diego, Calif.