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Damn The Torpedoes!

August 23, 2010

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“Damn the torpedoes!  Go ahead!”  – David Farragut on this day in 1864, as he led the Union navy’s successful siege on Fort Morgan, Alabama, shutting down the Confederate stronghold on the Gulf of Mexico.

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Farragut’s Flagship Hartford

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