A series of BBC archive programmes looking back at the political career of former British prime minister Jim Callaghan.

Type: News

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 5 minutes

Premier: 2016-04-03

Callaghan Night - USS Callaghan (DD-792) - Netflix

USS Callaghan (DD-792), a Fletcher-class destroyer, was a ship of the United States Navy named for Rear Admiral Daniel J. Callaghan (1890–1942), who was killed in action in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism during the action. Callaghan was launched 1 August 1943 by Bethlehem Steel Co., San Pedro, Calif.; sponsored by Mrs. D. J. Callaghan; commissioned 27 November 1943, Commander F. J. Johnson in command; and reported to the Pacific Fleet.

Callaghan Night - Awards - Netflix

Callaghan received eight battle stars for World War II service.

Callaghan Night - References - Netflix