Alexander Sharp

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Alexander Sharp ( – ) served in the United States Navy.

Oddly, it appears that his name was Alexander Sharp, Jr., but that he did away with the suffix. Nonetheless, he named his own son, Alexander Sharp, Jr., who also served in the Navy.

Life & Career

Sharp entered the Navy on 21 June, 1870.[1]

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Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of U.S.S. Vixen
11 Apr, 1898[2]
Succeeded by
William P. Day
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of U.S.S. Chattanooga
11 Oct, 1904[3] – 12 Nov, 1906[4][Inference]
Succeeded by
Roy C. Smith
Preceded by
Seaton Schroeder
Captain of U.S.S. Virginia
15 May, 1908[5] – 8 Jan, 1910[6][Inference]
Succeeded by
James H. Glennon


  1. Register of Officers, 1909. pp. 10-11.
  2. List and Station, July 1898. p. 10.
  3. Register of Officers, 1905. p. 14.
  4. Register of Officers, 1906. p. 14.
  5. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 10.
  6. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 10.