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Wreckage of US Revolutionary Warship Bonhomme Richard Found
Yorkshire Post ^ | December 11, 2018 | David Behrens

Posted on 12/11/2018 5:39:53 PM PST by Zirondelle76

He is as familiar to American maritime students as Admiral Lord Nelson is to ours – not least for having uttered the immortal words, “Surrender? I have not yet begun to fight” as his ship sank off the Yorkshire coast. But while John Paul Jones went down in history as the father of the US Navy, the final secret of the stricken Bonhomme Richard is only now beginning to emerge from its watery grave.

(Excerpt) Read more at yorkshirepost.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: bonhommerichard; bonniedick; godsgravesglyphs; johnpauljones; therevolution
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Marine archeology - love it!
1 posted on 12/11/2018 5:39:53 PM PST by Zirondelle76
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To: raygunfan; Gamecock; Larry Lucido; KC_Lion; FredZarguna; PROCON

[ Marine archeology - love it! ]

Is anyone here a Marine Biologist?

Good news on the find, though.


2 posted on 12/11/2018 5:43:28 PM PST by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: onedoug

Ping


3 posted on 12/11/2018 5:47:06 PM PST by stylecouncilor (Dreg of Society)
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To: SaveFerris

4 posted on 12/11/2018 5:47:16 PM PST by Mozzafiato
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To: Mozzafiato

Kramer got a hole in one!


5 posted on 12/11/2018 5:47:50 PM PST by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: Zirondelle76
The Brits aren't bitter: "John Paul Jones was a Scottish pirate"..

And no, he didn't "take over" the HMS Serapis: he beat her in a fair fight!

6 posted on 12/11/2018 5:47:54 PM PST by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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To: Zirondelle76

Social Justice Warriors will eventually demand that it be destroyed. It represents a true knowledge of history.


7 posted on 12/11/2018 5:50:21 PM PST by MrEdd (Caveat Emptor)
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To: Zirondelle76

Here is another site that doesn’t have their panties in a twist over ad blockers-
https://www.foxnews.com/science/remains-of-us-revolutionary-war-frigate-discovered-off-uk-coast


8 posted on 12/11/2018 5:52:01 PM PST by matthew fuller (https://patriotpost.us/alexander/13407-the-battle-of-athens-tennessee)
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To: Zirondelle76

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Throckmorton
Edgerton Alvord Throckmorton (July 30, 1928 – June 5, 1990), known as Peter Throckmorton, was an American photojournalist and a pioneer underwater archaeologist, frequently described as the Father of Underwater Archaeology. Throckmorton was a founding member of the Sea Research Society and served on its Board of Advisors until his death in 1990. He was also a trustee for NUMA and was an instructor at Nova Southeastern University.

Every time I hear of a discovery I think of Peter. I was lucky enough to work with him aboard “Seaview” for a couple of seasons in the Bahamas.


9 posted on 12/11/2018 5:53:15 PM PST by WellyP (question!)
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To: Zirondelle76

Cool!

“the name of Flamborough Head is as embedded in US schoolbooks as Gettysburg.”
Well, no. Not gonna be the tourists dollars they imagine.

Great battle though!


10 posted on 12/11/2018 5:58:19 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat/RINO Party!)
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I thought John Bonhomme and John Paul Jones played on the Cat Stevens. I'll have to refer to "Astounding Tales of the Sea."


11 posted on 12/11/2018 6:11:11 PM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: kalee

For later


12 posted on 12/11/2018 6:12:17 PM PST by kalee
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To: Larry Lucido

I think they served on The Ella Fitzgerald.

It was wrecked, later. (Astonishing Tales of the Sea!)

How many do you lose on a normal cruise? 50? 60?


13 posted on 12/11/2018 6:14:38 PM PST by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: WellyP

https://www.theday.com/article/20130517/NWS01/305179929 Another article on the wreck site.


14 posted on 12/11/2018 6:20:51 PM PST by WellyP (question!)
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To: Zirondelle76; SunkenCiv

ping...


15 posted on 12/11/2018 6:27:01 PM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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The revelation, at a meeting in Filey, before an invited audience of 100, has set off a scramble to claim the land for tourism, with the lucrative US market in sight.

Aaarrrrgghhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

16 posted on 12/11/2018 6:36:48 PM PST by Chuckster (Battlestar Galactica is not fiction)
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To: SaveFerris

I thought the Ella Fitzgerald was sunk when the Germans bombed Pearl Bailey ?


17 posted on 12/11/2018 6:37:55 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj ("It's Slappin' Time !")
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p01c
18 posted on 12/11/2018 6:39:53 PM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: Snickering Hound; fieldmarshaldj

Is that a Titleist?


19 posted on 12/11/2018 6:46:39 PM PST by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: Zirondelle76

Ping! Very cool!


20 posted on 12/11/2018 6:46:59 PM PST by TheWriterTX (Trust not in earthly princes....)
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