LENTRON, ALLAN [SSNE 303]

Surname
LENTRON
First name
ALLAN
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
GENTRY
Education
Religion

Text source

Allan Lentron was called to Denmark in 1595 to take command of the ship 'Neptunis' from 1595-1596. Lentron was held responsible for the loss of the ship near Yarmouth, but it was actually the fault of a Danish pilot. James VI consequently asked Christian IV to release Lentron from prison.

Danish Rigsarkiv, TKUA Skotland A I 2, 13/7/1596; T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.90.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, NAVY
Arrived 1595-01-01, as CAPTAIN
Departed 1596-07-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose NAVAL, MARITIME