( Sampson Class )
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USS ALLEN DD66 was named after 2 Lieuts. who commanded the USS ARGUS
during an engagement with the HMS PELICAN in the Revolution. Ships "Captain", Lieut. Allen died in England, and his 2nd in command, also a Lieut Allen, took command of the ARGUS. Outcome of the battle is unknown. Except that the other Lieut. Allen was killed during Pirate interdiction, when boarding a pirate ship in the early 1800s.
THe USS Allen was awarded 1 battle star for action at Pearl.
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