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  1. There is a museum named after him because he is a famous lifeboat man.He was one of the greatest lifeboat man.He rescued 873 people.The museum opened in 2006.Henry blog also saved people during big dangerous storms.He must of been really brave to do that.I will be to scared to have that job.

  2. Henry Blogg was born in Cromer on 6th February 1876 he was a lifeboatman in Cromer on the North Coast of Norfolk, England and was the most decorated man in the RNLI history. Blogg of the Cromer Lifeboat Station from 1909 to 1947 was referred to as “the greatest of the lifeboatmen”. From the rescue of the crew of the Pyrin and then of half of the crew of the Fernebo in 1917, through to his near drowning in the service to the SS English Trader in 1941, he was awarded the gold medal of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution three times and the silver medal four times, the George Cross the British Empire Medal, and a series of other awards. Henry Blogg retired in 1947, after 53 years service and at the age 71, 11 years past the usual retiring date, the new lifeboat at Cromer was named after him. He had been coxswain for 38 years of his service during which he had launched 387 times and rescued 873 people. Henry Blogg died on the 13th June 1954 at the age of 78

  3. Henry Blogg was born in Cromer 6th February.He was a lifeboatman of the Coast of Nofolk. Henry was the most decorated man of the RNLI history. Blogg of the Cromer Lifeboat Station is referred to as ”the greatest of the lifeboatmen.” Sadly,he died on the 13th June 1954 in Cromer.

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