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Admiral David Glasgow Farragut (Damn the Torpedoes!) was the first Rear Admiral, Vice Admiral, and Admiral in the U.S. Navy. He was promoted to the rank of Admiral by President Lincoln on July 25, 1866.

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Most likely it was some caveman that tried floating on a log to throw rocks at a neighboring group of cavemen.

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