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Captain Harold Christian, Royal Navy (28 September, 1867 – ?) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Christian was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 January, 1891.[1]

On 20 January, 1904, Christian was appointed Commander of H.M.S. Excellent,[2] an appointment which, said James, was "to our utter astonishment, and the astonishment of the whole fleet …"[3]


  1. London Gazette: no. 26121. p. 4. 2 January, 1891.
  2. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Saturday, 30 January, 1904. Issue 37304, col D, pg. 12.
  3. James. The Sky was Always Blue. p. 52.


Service Record

Naval Appointments