SS Catalpa Music and Publication Information

Captain George Smith Anthony
Captain George Smith Anthony

The Music used during the podcast episode “George Smith Anthony and the Voyage of the Catalpa” came from the Group “Slainte” from their album of the same name.

Slainte

The tracks used were “Kesh Jig, Leitrim Fancy”, “Star of the County Down”, and “Gander in the Pratie Hole”, permissible under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

The License

Peter F. Stevens book “The Voyage of the Catalpa: A Perilous Journey and Six Irish Rebels Escape to Freedom” is one of the few books available on this topic.The Voyage of the Catalpa: A Perilous Journey and Six Irish Rebels’ Escape to Freedom

Smithsonian Magazine’s Article on the Catalpa can be accessed here: The Most Audacious Australian Prison Break of 1876

The PBS Secrets of the Dead episode is here:

Irish Escape: The Freemantle Six

John Paul Jones-American Admiral, (Volume 1, Podcast 1)

John Paul Jones
John Paul Jones
Artist's rendition of the Bon Homme Richard vs. HMS Serapis.
Artist’s rendition of the Bon Homme Richard vs. HMS Serapis.
Plaque in front of the  building on the Rue de Tournon, Paris where Jones died.
Plaque in front of the building on the Rue de Tournon, Paris where Jones died.
John Paul Jones sarcophagus, in the crypt of the US Naval Academy Chapel.
John Paul Jones sarcophagus, in the crypt of the US Naval Academy Chapel.
Houdon marble bust of Jones, crypt at the Naval Academy.
Houdon marble bust of Jones, crypt at the Naval Academy.

 

John Paul Jones, Book and Music Information

Much of the information for this podcast came from the Pulitzer Prize winning “John Paul Jones: A Sailors Biography” by Samuel Eliot Morison.

John Paul Jones

 

Scott Martelle’s,  “The Admiral and the Ambassador” focuses on the quest to find and return the remains of John Paul Jones to a suitable place of honor.

By Scott Martelle The Admiral and the Ambassador: One Man’s Obsessive Search for the Body of John Paul Jones

 

The US Naval Institute’s (February, 2012) “The Resurrection of John Paul Jones”, by Captain Patrick Grant can be found here:

The Resurrection of John Paul Jones

 

The music played at the beginning and end of the podcast is “La Reine de la Mer, by John Philip Sousa.  It is in the public domain, more information below.

La Reine de la Mer, by John Philip Sousa