Politics is nothing. We are free only on the ocean. ~ Renato Beluche
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Seafaring Sunday: Command of Will
September 23, 1779: Continental ship Bonhomme Richard, commanded by John Paul Jones, defeats HMS Serapis, Captain Richard Pearson while Continental Pallas also defeats HMS Countess of Scarborough off Flamborough Head, Yorkshire.
Header: John Paul Jones Monument in Washington D.C. via Wikipedia