William Allen R.N.
William Allen R.N.


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William Allen R.N.Explanation
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
November 1792 Born (Pimlico, London)
18 November 1841 Fellow of the Royal Society.
1849 Travelled through (and later wrote on) Syria and Palestine.
23 January 1864 Died
He was an accomplished musician; some of his landscape paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1828 to 1847.
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
 
DateRank
2 October 1805Entered Navy
2 March 1815Lieutenant
20 June 1838Commander
31 January 1842Captain
12 April 1862Retired Rear-Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
2 October 180518081st class Volunteer in Standard (1779, third rate), commanded by Captain Thomas Harvey, Mediterranean
1809February 1810Midshipman in Majestic (1785, third rate), commanded by Captain Thomas Harvey, Baltic
(1811) Midshipman in Leda (1809, fifth rate), commanded by George Sayer
21 April 181514 September 1815Lieutenant in Hesper (1809, ship-sloop), commanded by William Everard
1832 Volunteer in Richard Landers Niger expedition, in which Lander was killed. He returned to England one of only nine survivors of the 47 expedition members.
12 November 183419 June 1836Lieutenant in William and Mary, commanded by Captain Sir Samuel Warren
10 October 184030 January 1842Commander in Wilberforce, 1841 Niger expedition


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