This book has been released under the following alternate titles:-
The Navy Boys Cruise with Paul Jones (Series: The Navy Boys)
Young David Carlton is picked up from a wreck at sea by the American sloop Ranger and becomes a powder monkey under the command of John Paul Jones and the friendly tutelage of boatswain Reuben Rollins. Jones harasses English shipping in the English Channel, burns the merchant fleet at Whitehaven and defeats the English sloop of war, Drake in the battle at Carrickfergus, all of which events are described here from young David's point of view.
Author: James Otis
Title: A Cruise with Paul Jones: a story of naval warfare in 1778
Series: Young Patriot Series
First Published by: A. L. Burt