Leigh Noyes Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1906.
Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1906. Advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1939. United States fleet communications officer, 1916-1919.
Commanding officer, United States Ship Biddle, 1919. Atlantic Coast communication superintendent, 1920-1922. Executive officer, United States Ship Colorado, 1923-1926.
Member naval mission to Brazil, 1926-1929. Destroyer division commander, 1929-1931. Duty bureau of Navigation and assistant budget officer, 1931-1934.
Commanding officer, United States Ship Richmond, 1934-1936. Qualified naval aviator, Pensacola, 1937. Commanding officer, aircraft carrier United States Ship Lexington, 1937-1938.
Chief of staff of Commander Aircraft Battle Force. 1938-1939; director Naval Communications, Navy Department, 1939-1942, also member Defense Communications Board, 1940-1942. Commander Task Force in Pacific Fleet, 1942.
Commander Air at capture Guadalcanal. Senior member Pacific Coast, and president Board of Inspection and Survey, 1943-1946. Retired November 1946.
Member naval mission to Brazil, 1926-1929. Member Pacific Coast, and president Board of Inspection and Survey, 1943-1946.
Married Sue Webb Spencer, July 5, 1919.