A Naval Biographical Dictionary/Burrows, Montagu

BURROWS. (Lieutenant, 1843.)

Montagu Burrows entered the Navy 14 Aug. 1833; and served for some time as Fst.-cl. Vol. on board the Andromache 28, Capt. Henry Ducie Chads, in the East Indies, where he was frequently detached in the boats to act against the pirates in the Straits of Malacca. He passed his examination 4 Sept. 1839; afterwards joined, as Mate, the Edinburgh 72, Capt. Wm. Wilmott Henderson, with whom he served during the operations on the coast of Syria, including the bombardment of St. Jean d’Acre, in 1840; was next attached for two years to the Excellent, Capt. Sir Thos. Hastings, gunnery-ship at Portsmouth; and, on 7 July, 1843, was advanced to the rank of Lieutenant. Mr. Burrows, on 20 of the latter month, became an Additional Lieutenant of the Winchester 50, flag-ship at the Cape of Hon. Josceline Percy. He removed, 12 March, 1844, to the Sappho 16, Capt. Hon. Geo. Hope, on the same station; and, since 4 Nov. 1846, has been re-employed in the Excellent, Capt. Henry Ducie Chads.