- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Thursday, 09 June 2016 06:07
James Thomas Callaghan
Boatswain's Mate Second Class
J. T. CALLAGHAN
- Branch: United States Navy
- Service Number: 371 99 94
- Rate: BM2/c (Boatswain's Mate Second Class)
- Duties: Work with canvas and hoisting with block and tackle. Handle rope, wire, and anchor chain. Handle power and sail boats. Steer ship and chart courses. Direct salvage.
- Enlisted: 11 December 1936
- Place: Denver, Colorado
- Onboard USS Arizona: 15 April 1937
- Date of Birth: 11 May 1916
- Place of Birth: Denver, Colorado
- Hometown / State December 1941: Denver, Colorado
- Next of Kin: Mrs. R. J. Catlett (Cornelia Marie Callaghan) - Sister
- Address: 3333 Gaylord St., Denver, Colorado
- Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
- Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal
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