Conway Benning Allen DSO, RN

Born  25 Sep 1896
Died  23 Jul 1980(83)Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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15 Mar 1916 A/S.Lt.
15 Oct 1916 S.Lt.
15 Apr 1918 Lt.
15 Apr 1926 Lt.Cdr.
25 Sep 1941 Cdr. (retired)

Retired: 25 Sep 1941


5 Jan 1943 DSO

Warship Commands listed for Conway Benning Allen, RN

HMS Rochester (L 50 / U 50)Lt.Cdr.Sloop16 Jan 1941Oct 1942

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Sloop HMS Rochester (L 50 / U 50)

19 Oct 1941 (position 35.46, -6.02)
German U-boat U-204 was sunk near Tangier, in position 35°46'N, 06°02'W, by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Mallow (Lt. W.R.B. Noall, RNR) and the British sloop HMS Rochester (Cdr. C.B. Allen, RN).

6 Feb 1942 (position 44.10, -23.52)
German U-boat U-82 was sunk north of the Azores, in position 44°10'N, 23°52'W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Rochester (Cdr. C.B. Allen, RN) and the corvette HMS Tamarisk (Lt. S. Ayles, RNR).

28 Aug 1942
HMS Rochester (Cdr. C.B. Allen, RN) picks up 63 survivors from the British merchant City of Cardiff that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-566 west-north-west of Lisbon.

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