Thomas Allen


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1733ADM 107/5
First Known Service1753CSORN
Last Known Service26.8.1780CSORN
Date of Death23.1.1781ref:1038

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17531756Service as a merchant seamanADM 107/5
7.3.1759 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/106ADM 107/5
23.3.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/48CSORN
22.6.176412.9.1771Gaspe (6), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
13.11.1778 Commander ADM 6/21/474CSORN
13.11.177822.12.1779Infernal (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/474BWAS-1714
7.6.1780 Captain ADM 6/22/140CSORN
7.6.178026.8.1780Britannia (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/140BWAS-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.




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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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