Sunday, July 3, 2011

Seafaring Sunday: Requirements for Officers

It is by no means enough that an officer of the navy should be a capable mariner...  Indeed, he should be as well a gentleman of liberal education, refined manners, punctilious courtesy, and the nicest sense of personal honor ~ John Paul Jones

Header: John Paul Jones via U.S. History Images


Timmy! said...

Ahoy, Pauline! Not to mention that he should also kick ass (like JPJ)...

just saying.

Pauline said...

Oh, without a doubt!