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Navy Legend – David Glasgow Farragut

By Lt. j.g. Chloe Morgan, Naval History and Heritage Command Communication and Outreach Division Adm. David Glasgow Farragut was a Hispanic Sailor who devoted a remarkable 59 years of his life to naval service, ultimately becoming the U.S. Navy’s first admiral. The Early Years: A Tale of Two Fathers Born at …

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Farragut’s Fleet Takes New Orleans after Dash Upriver

From the Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division When you read about Vice Adm. David G. Farragut, it is most likely in terms of his being lashed to the mast of USS Hartford during the Battle of Mobile Bay in 1865. It was during this Civil War …

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