Reginald Ernest Marcon

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Lieutenant-Commander Reginald Ernest Marcon, R.N. (20 April, 1879 – 25 February, 1947) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Fleet Paymaster George E. Marcon, R.N. was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Marcon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1901.

Marcon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 December, 1909.

On 14 August, 1916, Marcon was relieved of command of H.M.S. Mimosa for "abuse of the powers entrusted to him" in how he punished the men, attracting "severe displeasure".

Placed on the Retired List at his own request on 20 April, 1922.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Fitzroy H. Hall
Captain of H.M.S. Contest
23 Jul, 1906[1] – 18 Feb, 1908
Succeeded by
Leveson G. B. A. Campbell
Preceded by
Robert J. Buchanan
Captain of H.M.S. Leopard
18 Feb, 1908[2] – Dec, 1909
Succeeded by
Ernest L. Cardale
Preceded by
Valentine D. English
Captain of H.M.S. Empress
9 Sep, 1915[3] – 4 Feb, 1916
Succeeded by
Edward D. Drury
Preceded by
Hubert S. Braddyll
Captain of H.M.S. Mimosa
4 Feb, 1916 – 14 Aug, 1916
Succeeded by
Lord George F. Seymour


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 295.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 340.
  3. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 401l.