John Paul Jones Heads Home – 1905

July 6th, 2007 by xformed

1905. Marine Guard escorts the body of John Paul Jones from France, landing at Annapolis July 23 for interment at the U.S. Naval Academy.

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1 response about “John Paul Jones Heads Home – 1905”

  1. Lubbers Line said:

    John Paul Jones, father of the US Navy, first command was the sloop Providence. The current commander of the USS Providence (SSN-719) is CDR Michael Holland. And the father of the modern submarine design was John P. Holland.

    It may not be ironic but I thought it was an odd coincidence.

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