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Re: Damn the Torpedoes

Posted by R. Berg on October 01, 2002

In Reply to: Dam the Torpedoes posted by pf on October 01, 2002

: Where did the phrase "Dam the Torpedoes" come from and who said it?

David Glasgow Farragut, in 1864. Some sources give his words as "Damn the torpedoes! Go ahead!" More info at link below (http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/civil/jb_civil_ftmorgan_2.html).