James Burns

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Lieutenant R.N.R. (temporary) James Burns ( – ) was an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Life & Career

Lieutenant R.N.R. Burns was appointed to the second class protected cruiser Fox on 14 October, 1918.[1] He may have become senior officer aboard upon the departure of Herbert Arthur Buchanan-Wollaston around March, 1919 and prior to the appointment of Captain Edward Altham on 1 April, 1919.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Herbert A. Buchanan-Wollaston
Captain of H.M.S. Fox
14 Oct, 1918[2] – 1 Apr, 1919[3]
Succeeded by
Edward Altham


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 796.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 796.
  3. The Navy List. (June, 1919). p. 796.