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Sharp, Alexander, Jr. (1888-1964)

Alexander Sharp commanded the minesweeper of Pacific Fleet from late 1944 onwards. He participated in the Iwo  Jima campaign.

Service record

1888-2-23      

Born
1933
Captain
Commander, CL Concord
1940-11-1     
Rear admiral     
Director, Naval Districts Division
1941-11

Commander, Battleship Division 5
1942-3-27     

Commander, Battleships, Atlantic Fleet
1942-8-22

Commander, Service Force, Atlantic Fleet
1944-10-15

Commander, Minecraft, Pacific Fleet
1946
Vice admiral

1964-9-15

Dies

References

Arlington National Cemetary Website (accessed 2011-3-26)

Naval History and Heritage Command (accessed 2011-5-22)

Pettibone (2006)


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