Free French Submarines Chasers

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Reference WMO260662

Address:

The Parade

Cowes

Cowes

PO31 7QJ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Bronze memorial plaque commemorating the Free French Submarines Chasers Inscription in upper portion of plaque in English and repeated in lower half in French. In the centre is a blue diamond with a red cross on a white background with the words "France Libre"
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Close to these premises In Marvin's Yard were based from 1940 to 1945 The Free French Submarines Chasers Under the command of Captain First Destroyer Flotilla. They were in the fighting line in the Channel Notably in the Cowes Blitz Bruneval and Dieppe Raids Liberation of France

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