The uss farragut was a 23rd century federation starship operated by starfleet farragut had a crew complement of approximately four hundred in the mid-2250s, the farragut was commanded by captain garrovick. David glasgow farragut was born in 1801 at campbell's station, near knoxville, tennessee his parents were george and elizabeth shine farragut after his mother died of yellow fever in 1809 he was adopted by com david porter and went to live in chester penna. David farragut - birth & early life: born july 5, 1801, in knoxville, tn, david glasgow farragut was the son of jorge and elizabeth farragut jorge, a minorcan immigrant during the american revolution, was a merchant captain as well as a cavalry officer in the tennessee militia.
At dawn on august 5, 1864, union admiral david farragut sailed a fleet of four ironclad monitors and 14 wooden warships through the channel past the 47 cannons of fort morgan at the end of an intense battle, mobile bay was closed to blockade runners, and the confederate supply chain was broken. Revolutionary war hero jorge farragut from a painting in the national archives the navy is observing national hispanic heritage month and highlighting the histories and accomplishments of. David glasgow farragut was born on july 5, 1801, at campbell's station, a few miles southwest of knoxville despite his scottish sounding name, his father was spanish and his mother of irish descent.
Pages in category david farragut the following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total. The farragut museum is a treasure chest of artifacts and photographs, which tell the history of the farragut and concord communities one of the highlights of the museum is the admiral david glasgow farragut collection. On august 5 th, 1864 vice admiral david g farragut commanded a union fleet of ships in the battle of mobile bay against the confederate navygreatly outnumbered and out gunned, farragut devised a strategy that would have his fleet ships advance into the bay in two columns, with the heavier ships on the side facing the enemy to protect the smaller wooden ships (symons, 2008.
David glasgow farragut / ˈ f æ r ə ɡ ə t / (also spelled glascoe july 5, 1801 – august 14, 1870) was a flag officer of the united states navy during the american civil warhe was the first rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral in the united states navy he is remembered for his order at the battle of mobile bay usually paraphrased as damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead in us. An excellent historical book on david glasgow farragut, his family, and their accomplishments, farragut and family is a well-organized, educational read that offers much in the line of maritime and civil war battles. David glasgow farragut high school 56 likes david glasgow farragut high school is a secondary school for students in grades 6 through 12 located on.
David farragut was born april 5, 1801, near knoxville, tennessee he entered the navy at the age of nine and was in command of his first ship at age 12. Of the trio, farragut’s accomplishments were in some ways the most unfathomable and yet singularly spectacular nearly 60, he was in the twilight of his career when the war began, having already spent 50 years in the us navy -david g farragut from all accounts of their service ashore, the sailors deserved this honor –llh. The american naval officer david glasgow farragut (1801-1870) was the hero of two of the most important union naval victories in the civil war he became the first admiral in the us navy james (later david) g farragut was born on july 5, 1801, near knoxville, tenn, the son of george farragut, a.
David g farragut was the first american naval officer to hold the rank of rear admiral, vice admiral and admiral – a unique status that resulted directly from his many accomplishments during the civil war he was born james glasgow farragut in tennessee in 1801, but grew up in new orleans. Captain david farragut, the commander of the union's blockading squadron in the area, led his ships into the river in april 1862, and bombarded the forts with shells after five days, a pair of union ships managed to break through the boom. “yesterday i hoisted my flag at the main, and the whole fleet cheered, which i returned with a most dignified salute,” wrote david glasgow farragut, commander of the union’s western gulf blockading squadron, to his family on aug 12, 1862.
Did you know the battle of mobile bay was the capstone in the military career of david farragut, who joined the us navy at age 9 opposing admiral david farragut’s force of 18 warships was a. David glasgow (aka glascoe) farragut (july 5, 1801 – august 14, 1870) was a flag officer of the united states navy during the american civil war he was the first rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral in the united states navy he is remembered in popular culture for his order at the battle of. Welcome to the fhs website please explore all of the exciting new features and check back frequently for updates check out our for families section for parent and student information as well as the quick links below for important links.