Sharp Jr., Ulysses S. Grant, ADM

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Last Rank
Admiral
Primary Unit
1964-1968, US Pacific Command (USCINCPAC/USPACOM)
Service Years
1928 - 1968
Admiral
Admiral

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Home State
Montana
Montana
Year of Birth
1906
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
San Diego, CA

Date of Passing
Dec 12, 2001
 
Location of Interment
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US Pacific Command


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 Military Association Memberships
Navy League of the United States
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Our air power did not fail us; it was the decision makers. And if I am unsurprisingly critical of those decision makers, I offer no apology. My conscience and professional record both stand clear.

–Adm. U.S. Grant Sharp
   
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Admiral Sharp was CINCPACFLT during the Gulf of Tonkin Incident
Admiral Sharp was CINCPAC during the Pueblo Incident

   
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 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Saratoga (CV-3)Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)Bureau of Ships
USS Boyd (DD-544)CINCPACFLT/ COMPACFLTProfessional Schools and CoursesNaval War College (Faculty Staff)
USS Rowan (DD-782)COMNAVSURFGRU MIDPAC/DESRON 5COMSEVENTHFLTCOMSECONDFLT
USS Macon (CA-132)USS Helena (CA-75)USS Columbus (CA-74)CNO - OPNAV
COMMANDER FIRST FLEET (COMFIRSTFLEET)US Pacific Command (USCINCPAC/USPACOM)
  1927-1928, USS New Mexico (BB-40)
  1928-1930, USS Henderson (AP-1)
  1930-1931, USS Sumner (DD-333)
  1931-1932, USS Buchanan (DD-131)
  1932-1934, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
  1934-1936, Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
  1936-1938, USS Richmond (CL-9)
  1938-1940, USS Winslow (DD-359)
  1940-1942, Bureau of Ships
  1942-1943, USS Hogan (DMS-6)
  1943-1944, USS Boyd (DD-544)
  1945-1948, Commander, Cruiser-Destroyer Force, Pacific Fleet
  1948-1949, Fleet Sonar A School
  1949-1950, Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
  1950-1950, USS Rowan (DD-782)
  1950-1950, COMNAVSURFGRU MIDPAC/DESRON 5
  1950-1951, COMSEVENTHFLT
  1951-1953, COMSECONDFLT
  1953-1954, USS Macon (CA-132)
  1954-1956, CINCPACFLT/ COMPACFLT
  1956-1956, USS Helena (CA-75)
  1956-1957, Commander, Cruiser Division THREE
  1957-1957, USS Columbus (CA-74)
  1957-1958, CNO - OPNAV
  1959-1960, Commander, Cruiser-Destroyer Force, Pacific Fleet
  1960-1960, COMMANDER FIRST FLEET (COMFIRSTFLEET)
  1960-1963, CNO - OPNAV/DCNO OP-3
  1963-1964, CINCPACFLT/ COMPACFLT
  1964-1968, US Pacific Command (USCINCPAC/USPACOM)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Naval attack of Truk (Operation Hailstone)
  1942-1942 Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)/Operation Torch
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1943-1943 European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Convoy Duty / East Bound Atlantic Transit
  1943-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Operation Reckless
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1944-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)/Battle of Mindanao
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1962-1962 Cold War Event - Cuban Blockade
  1964-1964 Advisory Campaign (62-65)/Gulf of Tonkin Incident4
  1968-1968 Attack on USS Pueblo (AGER-2)1
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CANaval War College
  1923-1928, United States Naval Academy
  1934-1936, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
  1949-1950, Naval War College
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