Barkman, Frank, YN3

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Petty Officer Third Class
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YN-0000-Yeoman
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Yeoman
Primary Unit
1949-1953, YN-0000, USS Sharps (AKL-10)
Service Years
1949 - 1953
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  1949-1953, YN-0000, USS Sharps (AKL-10)

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USS Sharps (AKL-10) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer Third Class

NEC
YN-0000-Yeoman

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 USS Sharps (AKL-10) Details

USS Sharps (AKL-10)

Hull number AKL-10




























Camano Class Light Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., Decatur, AL.
  • Delivered to US Army Transportation Service, date unknown
  • Acquired by the US Navy in March 1947
  • Commissioned Miscellaneous Auxiliary USS Sharps (AG-139), 3 August 1947, ENS. Francis A. Farris in command
  • Reclassified Light Cargo Ship(AKL-10), 31 March 1949
During the Korean War USS Sharps participated in the following campaigns:




























 
  • Decommissioned, 3 April 1955, at Astoria, OR. and transferred (loaned) to South Korea under terms of the Security Assurance Program
  • Commissioned into the South Korean Navy as ROKS Kun San (AKL-908)
  • Sold to South Korea in 1974
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 20 August 1974
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • USS Sharps earned three battle stars for Korean War service


Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Camano-class

Strength
Auxiliary

Created/Owned By
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Last Updated: Jan 20, 2015
   
   
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USS Sharps (AKL-10)

Smith, Cliff, PO2, (1950-1954) YN CYN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Atkinson, Jerry, PO3, (1949-1953) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class

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