Sheringham Museum  


The Cruel Sea

Click on the video to hear the story of an exciting lifeboat rescue, which took place off Sheringham, over a hundred years ago.


Now you’ve heard the story, use your museum detective skills to see if you can find out about some of the other lifeboat rescues that have taken place off the Sheringham Coast. To give you a head start you could try finding out about the rescue of a group of Polish airmen whose plane came down during World War Two, or see if you can use your research skills to investigate the finding of the rusting remains of the SS Commodore which ran aground in 1896.

Click to return to the Lifeboats introduction page