Percy Lockhart Harnam Noble

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Admiral SIR Percy Lockhart Harnam Noble, G.B.E., K.C.B., C.V.O., Royal Navy (16 January, 1880 – 25 July, 1955) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Appointed to command the light cruiser Calliope on 15 October, 1918.[1]

Noble was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 10 October, 1929, vice Eliot, placed on the Retired List.[2]

In 1931, Noble superseded Harold Owen Reinold as Chairman of the Committee appointed to consider the question of the Paint Supply of the Fleet.[3]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral Sir P. Noble" (Obituaries). The Times. Tuesday, 26 July, 1955. Issue 53282, col A, pg. 11.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hubert S. Cardale
Captain of H.M.S. Ribble
1 Jan, 1907[4] – late 1907
Succeeded by
George P. Leith
Preceded by
Reginald G. Stone
Captain of H.M.S. Angler
24 Mar, 1909[5]
Succeeded by
Charles F. Ballard
Preceded by
Rudolf W. Bentinck
Captain of H.M.S. Calliope
15 Oct, 1918[6] – 10 Mar, 1917
Succeeded by
Walter B. Compton
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Calcutta
10 Mar, 1919[7]
Succeeded by
Walter B. Compton
Preceded by
Robin C. Dalglish
Captain of H.M.S. Barham
14 Oct, 1922[8]c. Sep, 1924
Succeeded by
Richard A. S. Hill
Preceded by
Arthur L. Gresson
Captain of H.M.S. Ganges
15 May, 1925[9]
Succeeded by
Francis H. W. Goolden
Preceded by
Robin C. Dalglish
Captain in Charge, Harwich
15 May, 1925[10] – 2 May, 1927
Succeeded by
Wilbraham T. R. Ford
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. St. Vincent
2 May, 1927[11] – 1 Mar, 1928
Succeeded by
Wellwood G. C. Maxwell
Preceded by
George P. W. Hope
Director of Operations Division
8 Mar, 1928 – 8 Jan, 1930
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Harold O. Reinold
Director of Naval Equipment
2 Feb, 1931 – 30 Nov, 1932[12]
Succeeded by
Cecil P. Talbot
Preceded by
Edward A. Astley-Rushton
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Second Cruiser Squadron
15 Dec, 1932 – 14 Dec, 1934
Succeeded by
Sidney J. Meyrick
Preceded by
Geoffrey Blake
Fourth Sea Lord and Chief of Supplies and Transport
18 Jan, 1935 – Sep, 1937
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Arbuthnot
Preceded by
Lewis G. E. Crabbe
as Acting Commander-in-Chief, China Station
Commander-in-Chief, China Station
28 Dec, 1937 – 18 Nov, 1940
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Layton
Court Appointments
Preceded by
Hubert G. Brand
Rear-Admiral of the United Kingdom
19 Jun, 1945 – 25 Jul, 1955
Succeeded by
John H. Edelsten

 

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 748.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 33542. p. 6476. 11 October, 1929.
  3. Reinold Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/377. ff. 218, 377.
  4. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 367.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 278.
  6. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 748.
  7. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 738.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 217.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 242.
  10. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 242.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 266.
  12. Superseded that day. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/120. f. 65.