'**** the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!'

CMWinkler

Colonel
Retired Moderator
Joined
Oct 17, 2012
Messages
14,164
Location
Middle Tennessee
#1
AMERICAN MINUTE
'**** the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!'
Bill Federer recounts masterful faith of 19th century naval heroes, explorers
Published: 16 hours ago
image: http://www.wnd.com/files/2012/06/Bill-Federer_avatar.jpg

Bill-Federer_avatar.jpg
Bill Federer About | Email | Archive
William J. Federer is the author of "Change to Chains: The 6,000 Year Quest for Global Control" and "What Every American Needs to Know About the Quran: A History of Islam and the United States."
image: http://www.wnd.com/wp-content/themes/worldnet-theme/_/images//feed.png

feed.png
Subscribe to feed

31
image: http://www.wnd.com/files/2015/04/Capturing-last-Confederate-stronghold-in-Gulf-of-Mexico.jpg

Capturing-last-Confederate-stronghold-in-Gulf-of-Mexico.jpg

Capturing last Confederate stronghold in Gulf of Mexico

“**** the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!” yelled Admiral David Farragut, who had lashed himself atop the mainsail to see above the smoke.


His fleet of wooden ships with hulls wrapped in chains, and his four iron-clad monitors, were attacking Fort Morgan in Mobile Bay, Aug. 5, 1864.

When one of his ships, the Tecumseh, sank after hitting an underwater mine, called a torpedo, his fleet faltered in confusion.


Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2015/04/****-the-torpedoes-full-speed-ahead/#EKTVAguBESWHZihf.99
 

Fewer ads. Lots of American Civil War content!
JOIN NOW: REGISTER HERE!



Fewer ads. Lots of American Civil War content!
JOIN NOW: REGISTER HERE!
Top