US Navy Destroyers today and World War II

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USS Callaghan Destroyer DD 792DDG 994

Updated 2/16/2005

Callaghan DD 792

She Knocked down 12 Japanese Planes. The thirteenth plane hit and sank her at 12:29 AM July 29th 1945. She also had two shore Bombardments, one Submarine and one Picket Boat. Numerous down pilots saved from the sea. She Captured 9 Japanese Sailors from the Picket Boat, she blasted off Tokyo, She picked up two Kamikaze air force personnel from the twelfth Plane she shot down off Okinawa. One month prior to The Callaghan sinking.