John Allen

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1774CSORN
First Known Service12.2.1787CSORN
FatherJohn Carter Allen (1724-1800)ref:676
Last Known Service9.11.1846CSORN
Date of Death1854

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
12.2.1787 Entered the NavyNBD1849
12.12.17871790Sibyl (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
1791 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/15/82RNLPC
10.12.1793 LieutenantCSORN
10.12.17938.2.1794Convert (32), LieutenantNBD1849
6.12.1796 CommanderCSORN
2.1798 Childers (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
5.17981.1799Alecto (12), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.8.17984.8.1798Capture of the Aventurier 
1.179910.1799Echo (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
29.4.1802 CaptainCSORN
17.1.18101.8.1811Franchise (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
1.8.18119.1811Rodney (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
4.1812 Perlen (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
1813 Appointed as Agent for Prisoners of War at Newfoundland until 1815NBD1849
1815 Placed on Half-Pay 
1816 Doris (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
17.8.1840 Rear-AdmiralNBD1849
9.11.1846 Vice-Admiral of the BlueNBD1849

Notes on Officer

He is in receipt of a pension of £250 for wounds recevied (in 1849)


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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