Holloway, James Lemuel, Jr., ADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Admiral
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1957-1959, Commander Naval Forces Eastern Atlantic /Mediterranean (CINCNELM/COMNELM)
Service Years
1918 - 1959
Admiral
Admiral

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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1898
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Bersley H. Thomas, Jr. (Tom), SMCS to remember Holloway, James Lemuel, Jr. (Lord Jim), ADM USN(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Fort Smith, AR
Last Address
Falls Church, VA

Date of Passing
Jan 11, 1984
 
Location of Interment
U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery - Annapolis, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 2

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Last Known Activity

In 1964 James Holloway was recalled to active duty to serve as Governor of the United States Naval Home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, until 1966. Additionally, he received the honorary degrees of Doctor of Laws from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1944, and later from the University of Notre Dame, and Doctor of Humane Letters from Villanova University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1948. He died from an aortic aneurysm at the age of 85. The Admiral James L. Holloway Jr. Award is presented annually by the Navy League of the US to the outstanding Navy Reserve Officers Training Corps midshipman in the nation. The Rear Admiral James L. Holloway Jr. Trophy honors the Naval Academy midshipman who has contributed the most to Varsity Offshore J/24 sailing through his leadership, dedication to the team, and sailing skills.
   
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  1919-1920, USS Florida (BB-30)

Lieutenant Junior Grade

From Month/Year
January / 1919

To Month/Year
July / 1920

Unit
USS Florida (BB-30) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade

NEC
Not Specified

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Florida (BB-30) Details

USS Florida (BB-30)
Florida Class Battleship: Displacement 21,825 Tons, Dimensions, 521' 6" (oa) x 88' 3" x 30' 1" (Max)Armament 10 x 12"/45 16 x 5"/51, 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 11" Belt, 12" Turrets, 3" Decks, 11 1/2" Conning Tower. Machinery, 28,000 SHP; Direct Drive Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 20.75 Knots, Crew 1001. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Naval Ship Yard, March 9, 1909. Launched May 12, 1910. Commissioned September 15, 1911. Decommissioned February 16, 1931. Stricken April 6, 1931. Fate:Sold 16 February 1931 and broken up for scrap.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Florida-class

Strength
Battleship

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: May 9, 2020
   
   
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USS Florida (BB-30)

Greenman, William Garrett, Cmdre, (1909-1949) OFF Lieutenant
Ring, Morton, RADM, (1915-1953) OFF 310X Lieutenant
Sackett, Earl, RDML, (1915-1947) Ensign
Dixon, Alfred, CPO, (1920-1946) BM BM-0000 Seaman Apprentice

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