Paul Heiney looks back at the East Anglian lifeboat men who tried to deal with the regular shipwrecks that took place along their busy coastline in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Paul Heiney with a history of the East Anglian lifeboat men.
In 1901, a lifeboat disaster in which nine men died touched the whole country.
Paul Heiney with a history of East Anglian lifeboat men.
He tells the story of Henry Blogg of Cromer, who saved 873 lives during his 53 years of service.
Paul Heiney with the final part of a history of East Anglian lifeboat men.
Those who volunteer for the service follow in a long tradition of risking danger to save strangers.