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Capt. Michael Gordon, receives from Chairman of Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners, Gordon Thomson, a copy of the local newspaper from April 1778.

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Capt. Michael Gordon, receives from Chairman of Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners, Gordon Thomson, a copy of the local newspaper from April 1778.

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Whitehaven, Cumbria, United Kingdom (Jun. 26, 2005) Commanding Officer, Defense Contracts Management Agency (DCMA), Capt. Michael Gordon, receives from Chairman of Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners, Gordon Thomson, a copy of the local newspaper from April 1778 when John Paul Jones successfully attacked the port, during the Whitehaven Maritime Festival. The festival commerates the British & American Naval connections when John Paul Jones successfully attacked this port, the last time England has been invaded since 1778, along with the 60th anniversary celebrations remembering World War II. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Clifford L. H. Davis File# 050626-N-9565D-005

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Whitehaven, Cumbria, United Kingdom
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