RNLI Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

Operating from the historic North Shields Fish Quay, Tynemouth operates a D class inshore lifeboat and a Severn class all-weather lifeboat. The station’s crews have been awarded 22 medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

4.51am 16 December 2018
5.26am 15 December 2018
7.32am 6 December 2018
8.32pm 4 December 2018
5.47am 24 November 2018
5.32am 24 November 2018
3.51pm 15 November 2018
11.02am 11 November 2018
6.42am 10 November 2018
4.37pm 7 November 2018
11.17pm 3 November 2018
2.58am 1 November 2018
3.27am 26 October 2018
7.58am 15 October 2018
2.26pm 7 October 2018
8.04pm 5 October 2018
5.56pm 28 September 2018
11.29am 26 September 2018
6.38pm 11 September 2018
11.43pm 9 September 2018

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 8°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Tynemouth Lifeboat Station
Fish Quay
Tynemouth
North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE30 1JA

Station phone number

0191 257 0913

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Monday-Friday
9am–4pm

Visits outside of these times are welcome by appointment.

Visitor contact

Brian McDonald

Visitor contact phone number

0191 257 0913

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News and media from Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

New Tynemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat performs first ever service.
Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat station's new D-class inshore lifeboat D-829 'Little Susie' is launched on service for the very first time on a dark and cold Saturday morning.
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New Tynemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat performs first ever service.
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New inshore lifeboat enters service at Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat station
Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat station welcomes its new D-class inshore lifeboat D-829 'Little Susie', seen entering the water for the first time and being given a short trial in the lower Tyne harbour by station Coxswain Michael Nugent and Helm Ian Black.
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New inshore lifeboat enters service at Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat station
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Tynemouth and Cullercoats RNLI lifeboats join major search.
Tynemouth RNLI inshore and all weather lifeboats with Coastguard Rescue Helicopter 912
Article Rescue
Tynemouth and Cullercoats RNLI lifeboats join major search.
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Seaman Evacuated From Ship By Tynemouth RNLI Lifeboat
The seaman is transferred to land at North Shields ferry landing.
Article Rescue
Seaman Evacuated From Ship By Tynemouth RNLI Lifeboat
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