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Far·ra·gut

 (făr′ə-gət), David Glasgow 1801-1870.
American admiral who commanded Union ships on daring Civil War missions, including the capture of New Orleans (1862) and the taking of Mobile Bay (1864), during which he uttered his famous rallying cry, "Damn the torpedoes—full speed ahead!"

Far•ra•gut

(ˈfær ə gət)

n.
David Glasgow, 1801–70, U.S. admiral for the Union in the U.S. Civil War.
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