Belknap Jr., Charles, LCDR

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Primary Unit
1918-1919, CNO - OPNAV
Service Years
1903 - 1919
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

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Home Town
Concord, MA
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Dec 29, 1954
Location of Interment
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Appointed Director on January 9, 1918 of the newly formed Naval Overseas Transportation Service (NOTS). CDR Belknap was in charge of navy cargo ships and when appointed as Director NOTS gave him responsibility for all auxiliary vessles not otherwise assigned to the fleet or various naval districts.

For services in this position was awarded both the Navy Cross and Army DSM.


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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyNAVBASE Guantanamo BayNaval War College (Staff)
  1899-1903, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1903-1903, USS Kearsarge (BB-5)
  1903-1905, USS Hopkins (DD-6)
  1905-1908, USS Maryland (ACR-8)
  1909-1911, Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
  1911-1913, NAVBASE Guantanamo Bay
  1913-1915, USS Ammen (DD-35)
  1915-1916, Naval War College (Staff)
  1916-1917, Naval War College (Staff)
  1917-1918, CNO - OPNAV
  1918-1919, CNO - OPNAV
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
Yale UniversityUnited States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1898-1899, Yale University
  1899-1903, United States Naval Academy
  1915-1916, Naval War College
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