Hugh Cloberry Christian

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1747 - London TRN3
First Known Service21.1.1771TRN3
FatherThomas Christian (d.1748)ref:676
MotherAnne Hughesref:676
WifeAnn Leigh (d.1799)ref:616
SonHood Hanway Christianref:616
Last Known Service20.2.1797TRN3
Date of Death23.11.1798TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
21.1.1771 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/341CSORN
6.3.1775 Married Anneref:676
11.5.177724.1.1778Eagle (64), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/491SNForum
24.1.1778 Commander ADM 6/21/484ADM 6/21
24.1.17787.8.1778Kingfisher (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/484
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 7.12.1778
8.12.1778 Captain ADM 6/21/485CSORN
8.12.177817.1.1780Suffolk (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/485BWAS-1714
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
21.12.177922.12.1779Action of 1779-12-21 
30.11.17807.1783Fortunee (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/204
Issued by Sir Hyde Parker (5th Baronet of Melford Hall) (1713/14-1783), North America
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
25.1.178226.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
14.6.178712.10.1790Colossus (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 21.6.1787 ADM 6/23/401BWAS-1714
12.10.179028.12.1790Queen Charlotte (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/75ref:616
7.2.17933.4.1794Queen Charlotte (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/205BWAS-1714
1.6.1795 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/180CSORN
9.17954.1796Glory (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1714
10.17953.1796Prince George (98), Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1714
6.10.17951796Commander of the British expedition to the West Indies  
1.17961797Thunderer (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1714
17.2.1796 Appointed Companion of the Knight Companion of the Order of the BathTKE1
26.4.179624.5.1796Commanded the British Squadron at the Capture of St Lucia 
20.2.1797 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/26/67CSORN
179823.11.1798Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Cape of Good Hoperef:616
179823.11.1798Tremendous (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714


TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
SNForumSailing Navies (Forum) Web Site
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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