Roland Charlton Allen, RN

Born  28 Mar 1900Twyford, Buckinghamshire
Died  12 Nov 1950(50)

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15 Jan 1921 S.Lt.
15 Apr 1922 Lt.
15 Apr 1930 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1936 Cdr.
??? A/Capt.

Retired: 5 May 1948


Warship Commands listed for Roland Charlton Allen, RN

HMS Leith (L 36 / U 36)Cdr.Sloop2 Sep 194021 Mar 1941
HMS Ceres (D 59)A/Capt.Light cruiser14 Apr 1944late 1944

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Sloop HMS Leith (L 36 / U 36)

18 Oct 1940
HMS Leith (Cdr. R.C. Allen, RN) picks up 19 survivors from the Estonian merchant Nora that was torpedoed and sunk on 13 October 1940 by German U-boat U-103 north-east of Ireland in position 57°02'N, 13°11'W.

19 Oct 1940
HMS Leith (Cdr. R.C. Allen, RN) picks up 34 survivors from the British merchant Assyrian and 19 survivors from the Dutch merchant Soesterberg that were torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-101 about 100 nautical miles west by north of Barra Head, Outer Hebrides in position 57°12'N, 10°43'W.

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