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  1. Jones, John Paul Jones(noun)

    American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792)


  1. John Paul Jones

    John Paul Jones was a Scottish sailor and the United States's first well-known naval fighter in the American Revolution. Although he made enemies among America's political elites, his actions in British waters during the Revolution earned him an international reputation which persists to this day. As such he is sometimes referred to as the "Father of the United States Navy". He later served in the Imperial Russian Navy. During his engagement with HMS Serapis, Jones uttered, according to the later recollection of his first lieutenant, the legendary reply to a taunt about surrender from the British captain: "I have not yet begun to fight!"

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of john paul jones in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of john paul jones in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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