Conway Benning Allen

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Lieutenant-Commander Conway Benning Allen, (25 September, 1896 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Allen served in armoured cruiser Hampshire from 15 May 1914 until 11 March, 1915, then Warspite through the Battle of Jutland until 28 June, 1917. On 9 July, he proceeded to Dolphin for instruction in submarines.

In September 1917 he was appointed to Vulcan for submarines, being specifically assigned E 48 on 14 November. In February 1918, he was sent to Dolphin to serve in her flotilla's boats.

Allen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 April, 1918. On 25 April, he went to Alecto's boats.

He served in H 42 from 12 August 1919 until 1 December 1920, when he was appointed to K 12 as first officer, remaining there for two years.

Allen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 April, 1926.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
William H. D. Friedberger
Captain of H.M.S. H 34
15 Feb, 1923[1] – Aug, 1924
Succeeded by
Philip Ruck-Keene
Preceded by
Caledon C. Alexander
Captain of H.M.S. L 5
1 Sep, 1926 – 27 Aug, 1929
Succeeded by
Frank G. Emley
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of H.M.S. Rover
11 Aug, 1930[2]
Succeeded by
Sydney M. Raw
Preceded by
George F. Renwick
Captain of H.M.S. Rochester
16 Jan, 1941[3] – Oct, 1942[4]
Succeeded by
Hugh V. King


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 243.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 266.
  3. page on the ship.
  4. page on the ship.