Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- East Cowes -
- Uffa Fox Memorial -

Location

2 Osborne Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
Description

A plaque, in memory of Uffa Fox, at his former residence in Osborne Road.
Memorial

East Cowes Uffa Fox memorial
 


East Cowes Uffa Fox memorial
 
Inscription


UFFA FOX C.B.E.
Marine Designer
1898-1972
lived here.
Creator of the parachuted airborne lifeboat,
which saved the lives of some 3,000
British and American airmen in World War II.
A friend of the Duke of Edinburgh,
he also designed and built several yachts
and other craft.
An East Cowes lad, he was baptized nearby
at St James' church on 13th February 1898,
and is buried in St Mildred's churchyard,
Whippingham.

Erected by the Friends of East Cowes with funding
from the Big Lottery

Further Information
 
Uffa Fox is buried at Whippingham St Mildred's Churchyard


 
 

 
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