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NH 47915 John Mayrant (1762-1836)

Photo #: NH 47915  John Mayrant (1762-1836)
Description: Who, as a Midshipman serving under John Paul Jones in Continental Ship Bonhomme Richard, led the attacking party that captured HMS Serapis on 23 September 1779. Minature portrait, photographed circa 1927, when it was in the possession of the Simons Family of Charleston, South Carolina. Courtesy of Mr. Aiken Simons, of the DuPont Company, 1927. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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