Holloway, James Lemuel, Jr., ADM

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Line Officer
Primary Unit
1957-1959, Commander Naval Forces Eastern Atlantic /Mediterranean (CINCNELM/COMNELM)
Service Years
1918 - 1959

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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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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
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Section 2

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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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  1938-1939, USS Idaho (BB-42)

Lieutenant Commander

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USS Idaho (BB-42) Unit Page

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 USS Idaho (BB-42) Details

USS Idaho (BB-42)
New Mexico Class Battleship: Displacement 32,000 Tons, Dimensions, 624' (oa) x 97' 5" x 31' 1" (Max). Armament 12 x 14"/50 22 x 5"/51, 8 x 3"/50 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 13 1/2" Belt, 18" Turrets, 3 1/2" +2" Decks, 16" Conning Tower. Machinery, 32,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 1084. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Shipbuilding, Camden, N.J., April 5, 1915. Launched January 25, 1917. Commissioned March 24 1919. Fate: Decommissioned 3 July, 1946 and was placed in reserve until sold for scrap 24 November, 1947 to Lipsett Inc., of New York City.

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New Mexico-class


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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2009
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was navigator of the battleship Idaho from 1938 until July 1939

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7 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Idaho (BB-42)

Frint, Clifford Seaman 1st Class
Bell, David, RADM, (1937-1970) Midshipman
Gingrich, John Edward, ADM, (1919-1954) OFF Lieutenant Commander
Kimmel, Thomas Kincaid, CAPT, (1936-1962) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Bowker, Gordon Albert, LT, (1939-1943) OFF Ensign
Mack, William Paden, VADM, (1937-1975) OFF 110X Ensign
SPENCE, John, MCPO, (1936-1962) GM GM-5343 Gunner's Mate 3rd Class

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