William Allen


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth11.1792 - Weymouth ODNB
First Known Service2.10.1805ODNB
Last Known Service1864ODNB
Date of Death23.1.1864 - Bank House, Weymouth ODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.10.1805 1st Class VolunteerW033
2.10.1805 Entered the NavyNBD1849
2.10.18051806Standard (64), 1st Class VolunteerW033
18061808Standard (64), MidshipmanW033
19.2.180720.2.1807Forcing the Dardanelles 
1.3.18073.3.1807Passage of the Dardanelles 
18082.1810Majestic (74), MidshipmanW033
2.18102.3.1815Leda (36), MidshipmanNBD1849
8.1811 Took part in the reduction of JavaNBD1849
28.6.1813 Took part in the attack on the pirates of Sambas in BorneoNBD1849
2.3.1815 LieutenantCSORN
2.3.18159.1815Hesper (18), LieutenantNBD1849
9.1815 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849
1832 Took part in an expedition in the Niger.ODNB
18351864Elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical SocietyODNB
20.6.1838 CommanderW033
10.10.184012.1842Wilberforce (3), Commander and Commanding OfficerODNB
18.11.1841 Fellow of the Royal SocietyW033
18.11.18411864Elected a Fellow of the Royal SocietyODNB
31.1.1842 CaptainW033
12.1842 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849
1849 Travelled through Syria and PalestineW033
12.1855 Superannuated CaptainODNB
12.4.1862 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralW033


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