|Sir Reginald Macdonald|
|Died||15 December 1899|
|Commands held||HMS Ferret
East Indies Station
|Battles/wars||Eighth Xhosa War|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India
Macdonald joined the Royal Navy in 1833. He served in the Eighth Xhosa War as Commander of HMS Ferret. Promoted to Captain in 1854, he commanded HMS Hogue, HMS Arethusa and then HMS Bellerophon. He was appointed Second-in-Command of the Channel Fleet in 1872 and from 1873 he became the 21st chief of the Clan Macdonald of Clanranald.
In 1855 he married Adelaide Louisa Vernon; they had one son.
- O'Byrne, William Richard (1849). " Macdonald, Reginald John James George". A Naval Biographical Dictionary. John Murray. Wikisource.
Sir Arthur Cumming
|Commander-in-Chief, East Indies Station
Sir John Corbett
Sir William King-Hall
|Commander-in-Chief, The Nore
Sir Edward Rice