“Damn the Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead.”
This 3” Navy Gun came from a commissioned Naval Warship. The Class of the ship is unknown. It was acquired from the City of Farragut by way of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Reserve Center. It was sent to that facility from the U.S. Naval Department. It now rests among many naval sites that surround the area. The Farragut Museum, Admiral Farragut’s Birthplace 6 miles away and the Anchor next to this Battle Gun. Placement of this Battle Gun Funded by the Farragut High School Football Booster Club. Placed at this site August 2010.