James Duncan Foster

Died aged c. 82


Commemorated on 1 plaque

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By this plaque the Emsworth Maritime and Historical Trust commemorates James Duncan Foster (1858-1940). A notable Emsworth shipbuilder and shipowner. His best known ship was the Emsworth built 'Echo', shown at the head of this plaque and in model form in Emsworth Museum. With her length overall of 110 feet she is said to have been the largest sailing vessel ever built in England. E.M. & H.T., 1996

Quay Mill, South Street, Emsworth, United Kingdom where they sailed at