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Briefly, there were many American heroes on land in the Revolutionary war, but John Paul Jones was America's first hero at sea. A natural sailor, Jones served on merchant ships before the war. Although the Continental Navy was no match for the British Navy, Jones compensated with skill and daring. His most famous accomplishment was the capture of HMS Serapis. His exploits attracted the attention of Catherine the Great, and after the war he commanded her Black Sea Fleet. This adventure ended badly as jealous Russian officers sabotaged him, and he was dismissed, but his service in the American Revolution was enough to secure him a place in history.

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John Paul Jones Arena was created in 2006.

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