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Christian, the surname of a distinguished British naval family, of whom the most noteworthy representative was Hugh Cloberry, who, born in 1747, commanded the Suffolk, 74, in Byron's action with d'Estaing in 1779, who was in the action with M. de Guichen in April and May, 1780, and who commanded the naval force at the reduction of St. Lucia in 1796. He died a rear-admiral and a K.B. in November 1798, at which time he was commander-in-chief at the Cape of Good Hope. His eldest son, Hugh Hanway, born in 1784, also rendered good service during the French wars, and. died a rear-admiral in 1849.