Noel Marcus Francis Corbett

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Captain Noel Marcus Francis Corbett, R.N., Retired (20 December, 1887 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Lynn, Dorset the son of J. Corbett, Esq..

Corbett was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 November, 1909.[1]

Corbett was appointed to H.M.S. Indomitable on 2 March, 1912.

In December 1912, Corbett was awarded a Medal for Gallantry in Saving Life at Sea plucking an Able Seaman from the wreck of S.S. Delhi off Algeria.

Corbett remained in Indomitable through most of the war, fighting in her at the Battle of Jutland. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 November, 1917 and left the ship when appointed to the light cruiser Aurora as first lieutenant on 19 February, 1918.


On 27 November 1919, Corbett was appointed from Aurora for the new battlecruiser H.M.S. Hood.

Corbett was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1922.

Corbett was placed on the Retired List at his ow request with the rank of Captain on 20 December, 1933.

World War II

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Codrington
2 Dec, 1929 – 10 Jun, 1930
Succeeded by
Cyril G. Sedgwick


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 17.