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Full Name: David Glasgow Farragut
Species: Human
Gender: male
Birthplace: Tennessee, Earth
Born: 1801
Died: 1870
Affiliation: United States of America
Career
Occupation: US Navy officer
Rank: admiral
Insignia: Admiral insignia pin.

David Glasgow Farragut (July 5, 1801 – August 14, 1870) was a human who lived on Earth during the 19th century. Farragut was the senior flag officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil War, having been the first who held the ranks of rear admiral, vice admiral, and full admiral.

Following his death in 1870, Farragut was buried at Woodlawn cemetery in New York City. (TNG novel: Diplomatic Implausibility)

Federation starships bearing the name USS Farragut have been christened in honor of Admiral Farragut's accomplishments.

The DS9 novelization: ...Sacrifice of Angels features Farragut's quote "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!" as a chapter introduction.

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