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NHF-046 Vice Admiral Alexander Sharp Collection

40 photographs and artworks from the career of Vice Admiral Alexander Sharp, from the early 1900’s through World War II. Ships shown include ISS Concord (CL-10), USS Idaho (BB-42) and several others. Grounds of the US Naval Academy in the early 1900’s. Some photos have been assigned NH numbers.
Title: Vice Admiral Alexander Sharp Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # NHF-046-E.01: Captain Alexander Sharp
Description: 40 photographs and artworks from the career of Vice Admiral Alexander Sharp, from the early 1900’s through World War II. Ships shown include USS Concord (CL-10), USS Idaho (BB-42) and several others. Grounds of the US Naval Academy in the early 1900’s. Some photos have been assigned NH numbers. See detailed content listing below.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-046
Tags: NHHC_Tags:epublishing_tags/united_states_navalacademybattleship
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
After this Year: 1904
Before this Year: 1946
Related Content



NHF-046-A
7 black and white and 1 color tinted photo related to USS Concord (CL-10), showing the ship underway, as well as posed photos of the ship’s company and of the crew team. Some photos in NHF Oversize.

NHF-046-B
4 black and white photographs of crew posing on board USS Idaho (BB-42). 1 images clearly shows Curtis SOC Seagulls on catapults. Shown are staff of Combat Division 3 in 1938, as well as Rear Admiral John D. Wainwright.

NHF-046-C
6 black and white photographs of subjects including USS Terror (CM-5), Staff of Minecraft Pacific Fleet at Okinawa 1945. USS Marblehead (CL-12) 1924, John W. Davis on deck.

NHF-046-D
5 black and white photographs and one ink drawing of USS Craven (DD-382). Photos show USS Vixen (PY-4), USS Severn (sail training ship), USS Stormes (DD-780), USS Coolbaugh (DE-217), and USS Downes (DD-45). Some photos in NHF Oversize.

NHF-046-E
2 black and white photographs. Cartoon entitled “The Bewildering Battle of Books showing the bridge crew of a ship puzzling over books and maps. Photograph of Captain Alexander Sharp.

NHF-046-F
4 sepia photographs mounted on board showing U.S. Naval Academy grounds related to the class of 1906, VADM Sharp’s class.

NHF-046-G
5 oversize black and white photographs related to the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1906. Class photos, scenes on the grounds of the Academy, and on board USS Severn.

NHF-046-H
6 oversize black and white photographs of ships.  4 battleships including USS Connecticut (BB-18) and USS Virginia (BB-13); USS Hartford with cap ribbon attached to photo; reprint of artwork “To Merchants of Boston” showing lighthouse, courtesy of Mariners’ Museum.

Topic
  • Boats-Ships--Support Ships
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials