The Loss of The Heathfield

The Loss of The Heathfield

In her third report for the website, Sue’s research describes the loss of another large ship wrecked off the coast off Sheringham, an account both of the tragic loss of many lives and the courage of the few crew members who survived. Sue also reveals an odd coincidence linked to the Captain of one of her other researched ships, the SS Commodore, also lost off Sheringham.

Sheringham Park Buildings Part 3-Marcus Lawton

Sheringham Park Buildings Part 3-Marcus Lawton

This is the third article in a series of three in which Marcus explores buildings in Sheringham Park that are off-limits to visitors. The article was originally written for the Sheringham Park/Felbrigg/West Runton and Beston Regis Heath National Trust Newsletter. Thus the references to “volunteers”.

Shackleton-Further Thoughts-Phil Hawes

Shackleton-Further Thoughts-Phil Hawes

New member, Phil Hawes, posts below a few comments amplifying the elements of Shackleton’s character that Tim Groves only had time to touch on in his 6th March talk to us at the Museum.

A Fatal Shoal-Sue Gresham

A Fatal Shoal-Sue Gresham

Four ships were lost off Sheringham and Weybourne – the Penarth, George Royle, Vauxhall and Empress – all within a week of each other. Six Days, Four Wrecks.