Thomas Allen (d.1781)


Thomas Allen


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1758CSORN
Last Known Service8.1780CSORN
Date of Death23.1.1781ref:1038

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1758 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
26.3.1759 LieutenantCSORN
5.17641772Gaspe (6), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
13.11.1778 CommanderCSORN
13.11.17786.1780Infernal (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.6.1780 CaptainCSORN
7.6.17808.1780Britannia (100), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714

Notes on Officer


Memorialref:1038

Inscription in the cloisters of Chichester Cathedral, Sussex, EnglandIn Memory of

Captn. Thomas Allen late Commander of his Majesty's Ship Britannia, on whose brave & benevolent Spirit on the 23rd Jany 1781 in the 55th Year of his age, The Curtain of this World's Stage untimely dropt.



Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ref:1038 Individual's Memorial Document
RNLPC Royal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by John M. Hawkins on Tuesday 12th of June 2018 16:21

The age on Thomas Allen's memorial in Chichester Cathedral is clearly 53, not 55.

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