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Allen, Robert Calder (1812–1903), naval officer

J. K. Laughton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30391

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Allen, Robert Calder (1812–1903), naval officer, born on 8 August 1812, was the son of William Allen, a master in the navy and presumably a follower of Admiral Sir Robert Calder. He entered the navy as a second-class volunteer in July 1827. In that grade and as second master he served with credit, principally on the west coast of ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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