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Hope Sir James

Hope, Sir James, naval officer, was born in 1808, and became a captain in 1830. He commanded the Firebrand in the expedition to the River Plate in 1844-45, and behaved with conspicuous gallantry at the battle of Obligado. During the Russian War he commanded the Majestic. He was made. a rear-admiral in 1857, commanded in

China during the war in 1859-62, obtained a K.C.B. for the capture of Pekin, and subsequently commanded-in-chief in the West Indies and at Portsmouth. He died an Admiral of the Fleefrand G.C.B. in 1881.