The SS George E. Badger was a Liberty Ship built in the United States during World War II. It was named after George Edmund Badger, a US Senator from North Carolina and Secretary of the Navy in 1841. The ship was built in December 1942 and by the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company and then acquired by the Navy. The SS George E. Badger was one of the ships that took part in the invasion of Normandy, Operation Overlord, in June 1944. The ship survived the war and it was scrapped in 1972.