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Conwy Lifeboat Station

Conwy Lifeboat Station

Situated on the north Wales coast, Conwy inshore D class Lifeboat Station has provided search and rescue cover for 40 years. The crews have been presented with three awards for gallantry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Recent launches from this station

Date Time
23/07/2016 00:14
21/07/2016 14:21
10/07/2016 22:58
03/07/2016 17:24
26/06/2016 13:24
19/06/2016 11:30
05/06/2016 14:09
04/06/2016 09:32
03/06/2016 15:58
30/05/2016 14:44

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Station address:

Conwy Lifeboat Station
The Quay
Conwy
LL32 8BB

Station telephone:

01492 593786

Station opening times:

8am–6pm daily

Accessibility:

Parking, Disabled Parking, Disabled Access

Shop telephone:

Tuesday–Sunday 01492 583804

Shop opening times:

January–December
Monday–Sunday
10am–4pm
 

Appledore ILB crew members. Left to right, Martin Davis, Gary Stanbury and Andrew HalletSpecific crew member details for this lifeboat station are not available here at the moment.

More than 4,800 lifeboat crew members around the UK and RoI drop everything when their pagers go off, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Only 1 in 10 crew members has a professional maritime occupation. Men and women of all ages and all walks of life crew the RNLI lifeboats around our coasts and waterways.

  • Conwy RNLI

    Conwy RNLI

  • Rhyl RNLI

    Rhyl RNLI

  • Beaumaris RNLI Atlantic 85 class inshore lifeboat

    Beaumaris RNLI Atlantic 85 class inshore lifeboat

  • Beaumaris RNLI lifeboat

    Beaumaris RNLI lifeboat

  • On Saturday at 3.30am Llandudno RNLI volunteer crew members service their lifeboat after her four hours at sea

    On Saturday at 3.30am Llandudno RNLI volunteer crew members service their lifeboat

  • Photo taken whilst setting up tow.

    Conwy RNLI setting up tow

  • Conwy RNLI lifeboat launches in darkness

    Conwy RNLI lifeboat launches in darkness

  • Jean Jones, Port Talbot fundraiser with crew member Kyle James

    Jean Jones, Port Talbot fundraiser with crew member Kyle James

  • The new station's official opening in July 1985

    The new station's official opening in July 1985

  • Trevor Jones with the new station officials

    Trevor Jones with the new station officials

  • The new boathouse is officially opened in 1985

    The new boathouse is officially opened in 1985

  • One of the early Conwy RNLI lifeboats

    One of the early Conwy RNLI lifeboats

  • Day one of the new building of Conwy RNLI Lifeboat Station on 14 April 1985

    Day one of the new building of Conwy RNLI Lifeboat Station on 14 April 1985

  • The new Conwy station is officially opened

    The new Conwy station is officially opened

  • Son of crew member Mike Thomas, Bodie James Thomas, born 24th March 2016.

    Conwy RNLI welcomes its newest future crew member

  • Martin Jones, RNLI Flood Rescue Team volunteer in action in Carlisle during the worst of the Cumbria Floods.

    Martin Jones, RNLI Flood Rescue Team volunteer in action in Carlisle during the Cumbria floods

  • Screenshot

    Conwy RNLI lifeboat searching in darkness

  • Volunteer Helmsman/Lifeboat Press Officer

    Danny-Lee Davies

  • Michael Thomas shortly after completing his crew training plan.

    Crew Member Michael Thomas

  • Martin Jones, Rhyl, Bryn Ellis, Pwllheli and Gemma Gill, from Aberystwyth during the deployment. Credit RNLI

    Martin Jones, Rhyl, Bryn Ellis, Pwllheli and Gemma Gill, from Aberystwyth during the deployment.

  • Conwy RNLI Volunteer Helmsman & Joint Press Officers Alan Flood and Danny-Lee Davies pictured with local councillor Mike Priestley and Lorraine Priestley showing cheques.

    i61 cheque presentation

  • Representatives of local charities receiving donation cheques from i61 Church.

    Receiving donation

  • Revealing of fundraising total of the i61 £10 challenge.

    i61 fundraising total

  • Holyhead RNLI crew will benefit from some of the donation earmarked for training.

    Holyhead RNLI crew training

  • B&M stores hand over kind donation to the RNLI at Conwy

    B&M stores hand over kind donation to the RNLI at Conwy

  • B&M stores hand over kind donation to the RNLI at Conwy

    B&M stores hand over kind donation to the RNLI at Conwy

  • Conwy Lifeboat

    Conwy Lifeboat

  • Conwy RNLI lifeboat in action

    Conwy RNLI lifeboat in action

  • Conwy RNLI lifeboat

    Conwy RNLI lifeboat

  • Greg Donald, David Stocks and Pete Hughes

    Greg Donald, David Stocks and Pete Hughes

  • Dave Clark, RNLI volunteer at Rhyl

    RNLI volunteer Dave Clark

  • RNLI crew members Greg Donald and Pete Hughes with David Stocks

    RNLI crew members Greg Donald and Pete Hughes with David Stocks

  • Porthcawl RNLI volunteers during a training exercise

    Porthcawl RNLI

  • Two RNLI lifeboats go to assistance of former pilot vessel

    Two RNLI lifeboats go to assistance of former pilot vessel

  • David Brown with Conwy RNLI Chairman Frank Ranson

    David Brown with Conwy Chairman Frank Ranson

  • Representatives from the donor family with the RNLI crew

    Representatives from the donor family with the RNLI crew

  • Conwy RNLI naming ceremony

    Conwy RNLI naming ceremony

  • Conwy RNLI naming ceremony

    Conwy RNLI naming ceremony

  • Conwy RNLI naming ceremony

    Conwy RNLI naming ceremony

  • Conwy RNLI naming ceremony

    Conwy RNLI naming ceremony

  • Conwy RNLI D class lifeboat

    Conwy RNLI D class lifeboat

  • Beaumaris Atlantic 85 class lifeboat

    Beaumaris Atlantic 85 class lifeboat

  • Annette Mary Liddington

    Beaumaris Lifeboat

  • Conwy RNLI mud rescue

    Conwy RNLI mud rescue

  • Conwy RNLI mud rescue

    Conwy RNLI mud rescue

  • Conwy lifeboat crew help man stuck in mud

    Conwy lifeboat crew help man stuck in mud

  • Conwy lifeboat crew help man stuck in mud

    Conwy lifeboat crew help man stuck in mud

  • Porthcawl RNLI lifeboat

    Porthcawl RNLI lifeboat

  • Conwy RNLI volunteers return to North Wales after rescuing Cockermouth flood victims

    Conwy RNLI volunteers return to North Wales after rescuing Cockermouth flood victims

  • Conwy RNLI rescues woman and dog from stranded yacht

    Conwy RNLI rescues woman and dog from stranded yacht

  • The sky’s the limit for Clare

    The sky’s the limit for Clare

  • RNLI Flood Rescue Team at the multi-agency exercise ‘Watermark’ in Bala in 2011.

    RNLI Flood Rescue Team prepare for major flooding exercise in north Wales

  • Archie with brother Harry and RNLI volunteer Gavin Chamberlain

    Archie with brother Harry and RNLI volunteer Gavin Chamberlain

  • To all the volunteer crew – cheers!

    To all the volunteer crew – cheers!

  • Conwy RNLI lifeboat called to man in trouble on river

    Conwy RNLI lifeboat called to man in trouble on river

  • Following on from the wettest summer since 1912 *, volunteers from the RNLI Flood Rescue Team (FRT) from Wales are taking part in a specialist flood water exercise in Anglesey to refresh their skills and prepare them for future flooding events.

    Welsh RNLI Flood Rescue Team exercise in Anglesey

  • RNLI volunteers bring 43 members of the public to safety in St Asaph flooding

    RNLI Flood Rescue Team during St Asaph flooding

  • RNLI volunteers continue flood training after wettest summer for 100 years

    Members of the Wales and West Flood Rescue Team

  • The HistoryPoints project is launched at Conwy

  • Wind and rain results in fewer launches for Welsh RNLI lifeboat crews

    Trearddur Bay RNLI Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Hereford Endeavour

  • Conwy Shop

    Conwy Shop

Image of lifeboat
 


Lifeboat name: The May-Bob

Lifeboat class: D class

Funded by: legacy of Mavis (May) Kane

Read more about the D class

1966
Inshore Lifeboat Station established in June with the placing on service of a D class lifeboat.
 
1970
The Thanks of the Institution inscribed on Vellum accorded to Messrs Brian Jones, Ronald Craven and Trevor Jones for the rescue of two men from the cabin cruiser Fulmar which had broken down one mile west of West Shore, Llandudno on the afternoon of 30 August.
 
1995
New D class lifeboat D482 was placed on service on 21 June.
 
2004
The new class of lifeboat IB1, D627 Arthur Bate II was placed on service on Wednesday 18 August.   D425 has been withdrawn. 

2014
The new D-class lifeboat The May Bob was placed on service in August, funded by the legacy of Mavis (May) Kane.