This Week on Dispatches: Louis Arthur Norton on the battle between the Bonhomme Richard and Serapis

On this week’s Dispatches host Brady Crytzer interviews maritime historian and long-time JAR contributor Louis Arthur Norton on the celebrated battle between the Bonhomme Richard and the Serapis off Flamborough Head, England, on September 23, 1779.

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1 Comment

  • I am curious; was Pearson made a knight because although he lost his ship, he protected his convoy? The question wasn’t asked, but I’m assuming the convoy got away while the Serapis and Bonhomme Richard were engaged.

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