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John Paul Jones "Give me a fast ship for I intend to sail her into harms way". Upon hearing Captain Pearson was knighted for losing his ship the Serapis, Jones said, "If I meet him on the high seas again I will make him a lord".

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BonhommeRichardLOC2llustration of the battle between USS Bonhomme Richard and HMS Serapis, from "Memoirs de Paul Jones." (Library of Congress)

The remains of the famous Revolutionary War frigate USS Bonhomme Richard have been discovered off the coast of the U.K., more than 200 years after it sank following a naval battle.

The BBC reports that the famous warship, which was commanded by John Paul Jones, was discovered by search experts Merlin Burrows. Pieces of the ship were found off the coastal town of Filey in Yorkshire.

To read more on Fox News:

https://www.foxnews.com/science/remains-of-us-revolutionary-war-frigate-discovered-off-uk-coast

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