This comprehensive work traces the story of Hunstanton's lifeboat station from its origins in the nineteenth century through to the present day, detailing all of its launches, rescues and key personnel. The book includes a sixteen-page colour picture section which takes the reader right to the heart of the action and reveals in new detail the vital work of the lifeboats in saving lives along this stretch of Norfolk's north-west coast.
NICHOLAS LEACH is one of Britain's foremost lifeboat experts, having written many volumes on our lifeboat heritage. He lives and works in Birmingham and is Deputy Editor of Ships Monthly. He has previously written Orkney's Lifeboat Heritage, Sennen Cove Lifeboats: 150 years of Lifesaving, Cromer Lifeboats 1804-2004, Fowey Lifeboats: An Illustrated History, Wells-Next-the-Sea Lifeboats, The Lifeboat Service in Ireland, Rosslare Lifeboat and Never Turn back: Caister Lifeboats for Tempus Publishing.