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John Paul Jones hailed as "Father of the American Navy'

By DAVID STREATER

Columnist, THE PAPER

Posted 11/4/23

Ironically, a great American patriot was born in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, on July 6, 1747, and educated at the Kirkbean Parish School. John Paul would explore all parts of the ships at the local Port of Carsethorn

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