Sloop Ranger Memorial
Sailed for France November 1777 John Paul Jones, Captain with dispatches of Burgoyne’s surrender received February 14, 1778
The first salute to the Stars and Stripes from the French fleet
British sloop Mandrake April 24, 1778
Erected by the Paul Jones Club of Portsmouth Sons of the American Revolution 1908
This marker moved here from Badger Island 1963 Maine State Park & Recreation Commission
Erected 1908 by Portsmouth Sons of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 43° 5.152′ N, 70° 45.013′ W. Marker is in Kittery, Maine, in York County. Marker is on US 1 South. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Eastern end of John Paul Jones Park near the entrance to the Portsmouth Memorial Bridge on the Maine side. Marker is in this post office area: Kittery ME 03904, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USMC Memorial Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Maine Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels •
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