John Paul Jones Author:Iris Vincent The Serapis let go with her guns. The Bonhomme Richard swayed and trembled. Holes were blasted in her side. Water began to pour into the hold below. A breathless hush fell over the Bonhomme Richard. — Then in the silence, a call came from the Serapis. "Have you struck sir?" shouted the British captain. "Do you surrender?" — Jones' answer ran... more »g out at once. "Sir, I have not yet begun to fight!"
Here is the story of our first great naval hero - the boy and the man who was John Paul Jones of the U.S. Navy.« less