From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Boutelle Noyes '68

Date of birth: January 10, 1848

Date of death: August 29, 1883

Age: 35

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Naval Academy Register

Boutelle Noyes was admitted to the Naval Academy from Virginia on September 26, 1864 at age 16 years 8 months.

From Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute, 1884:

Lieutenant Bontelle Noyes. Born, Maine, January 10, 1848. Appointed a Midshipman, September 26, 1864, and graduated from the Naval Academy, June 2, 1868. September 3, 1868, ordered to the Guerriere. July 31, 1869, was detached from Guerriere and ordered home, August 16, 1869, commissioned an Ensign from April 19, 1869. September 10, 1869, granted permission to proceed to Europe to join the European Squadron, and was assigned to duty on board the Plymouth. Later he was transferred to the Juniata. July 12, 1870, commissioned a Master. July 1, 1872, detached from the Juniata, and ordered to report on September 1, at Newport, R. I., for Torpedo Instruction. February 14, 1873, commissioned a Lieutenant. June 30, 1873, detached from the Torpedo Station and placed on waiting orders. August 15, 1873, was ordered to the Flagship Pensacola, on the Pacific Station. Served on the Richmond, same station. October 20, 1876, was detached from the Richmond and placed on sick leave. From November 9, 1877 to February 15, 1881, served on board the training ship Minnesota. August 1, 1881, was ordered to take passage in the Powhatan, on the 15th inst., for Aspinwall to join the Richmond, and reported on that vessel September 30 following. He was killed on board the Richmond, at Yokohama, Japan, on August 29, 1883, by the falling of the foretop-gallantmast while exercising with spars. Sea service, eleven years, eight months; shore duty, four years, seven months; total service, eighteen years, six months.

Class of 1868

Boutelle is one of 11 members of the Class of 1868 on Virtual Memorial Hall.