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“Damn the Torpedoes – Full Speed Ahead” Our Navy’s first Admiral was a Hispanic Hero

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From Lt. Cmdr. Rolando Machado, Task Force One Navy, via Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs
David Glasgow Farragut was the U.S. Navy’s first full admiral. At the time of his death in 1870, Farragut had served a total of 59 years in uniform. https://www.navy.mil/Press-Office/News-Stories/display-news/Article/2347790/damn-the-torpedoes-full-speed-ahead-our-navys-first-admiral-was-a-hispanic-hero/

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