Admiral David Farragut
wrote to his wife on 31 July 1864, several days before the battle of Mobile Bay.
To paraphrase David Farragut
, damn the sales figures, full speed ahead!
Grant, William Tecumseh Sherman, and David Farragut
At the time, he was acclaimed for his remarkable statue in New York City of Admiral David Farragut
, the Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey is an independent, unbiased entity tasked to conduct trials and material inspections of all Navy ships periodically as prescribed by Title 10 of the U.S.
Consider the heroic utterance, "Damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead." Rear Admiral David Farragut
said, or more likely shouted, this or something like it as he led the Union fleet through Mobile Bay during the Civil War.
His depictions of Abraham Lincoln, Admiral David Farragut
, and William Tecumseh Sherman transformed the way traditional sculpture was presented, and how the public regarded it.
And for history buffs, there's Fort Morgan at Gulf Shores and Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island, settings for the Civil War conflict in which Admiral David Farragut
's command, "Damn the torpedoes!