|George Eugene Belknap|
|Born||January 22, 1832|
|Died||April 7, 1903(aged 71)|
|Place of birth||Newport, New Hampshire|
|Place of death||Key West, Florida|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1847–1894|
American Civil War|
|Relations||Rear Admiral Reginald R. Belknap (son) (1871-1959)|
Rear Admiral George Eugene Belknap (January 22, 1832 – 7 April 1903) was an officer in the United States Navy. USS Belknap (DD-251) was named for him. He was the father of Rear Admiral Reginald R. Belknap.
Born in Newport, New Hampshire, Belknap was appointed a Midshipman in 1847. He commanded the monitor Canonicus during the attacks on Battle of Fort Fisher, and the sloop-of-war Hartford during the Formosa Expedition of 1867. He was the senior officer present during the riots following David Kalākaua's election to the King of Hawaii in 1874. Appointed Rear Admiral 12 February 1889, he retired 22 January 1894. Belknap was a companion of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States and an honorary companion of the Military Order of Foreign Wars.
Rear Admiral Belknap died at Key West, Florida, 7 April 1903.
Dates of Rank
|Lieutenant||Lieutenant Commander||Commander||Captain||Commodore||Rear Admiral|
|September 16, 1855||July 15, 1862||July 15, 1866||January 25, 1875||1885||February 1889|
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- Dates of promotion from The Records of Living Officers of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, Sixth Edition, 1889, by Lewis Randolph Hamersly. 
|Commander, Asiatic Squadron
4 April 1889–20 February 1892
David B. Harmony
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