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date: 26 February 2021

Allen, Williamlocked

  • J. S. Keltie
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert


Allen, William (1792–1864), naval officer and writer, was born at Weymouth in November 1792, entered the navy as a volunteer in October 1805, and as midshipman was present at the passage of the Dardanelles in 1807. On the Leda (36 guns), he served at the capture of ...

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