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The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.
James Cagney had tried to make his own biopic of John Paul Jones in the late 1930s.
Whoever heard of sending Marines to fight on the land?
Contrary to what is shown, Commodore Hopkins was not ordered to Abaco in the Bahamas, but rather to the Virginia coast. He exceeded his orders in attacking the Bahamas seeking military supplies, and was later court martialed for this and other questions regarding his command.