William D. Allen
Shipfitter/Diver
First Class
USN Ret.

William Allen


San francisco, California

William David Allen (SF1) 1926 - 1997

Born in Anderson Indiana, Bill enlisted in the Navy in 1943 at age 17, serving 30 years of duty through three wars.

He reported aboard Skagit June 16, 1957 as a Ship Fitter/Diver.

While in the Navy, Bill was awarded the following....
National Defense Service Medal
Good coduct Medal (3)
WWII Victory Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Medal with one Battle Star
American Theater Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Medal.
Korean Service Ribbon
United Nations Service Ribbon
National Defense Service Ribbon (2)
Vietnam Service Medal

After retiring from the Navy, Bill made his home in San Francisco, California










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