RNLI Barry Dock Lifeboat Station

Barry Dock Lifeboat Station

Situated on the Welsh coastline, Barry Dock Lifeboat Station is able to respond to emergencies on both the Somerset coast and around South Wales
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Barry Dock Lifeboat Station

4.33pm 5 June 2021
5.40pm 31 May 2021
5.45pm 27 May 2021
6.34pm 25 May 2021
6.31pm 7 May 2021
7.43pm 1 May 2021
7.21pm 22 April 2021
11.39am 31 March 2021
6.36pm 13 March 2021
6.36pm 13 March 2021
6.28pm 13 March 2021
6.14pm 11 March 2021
4.48pm 5 February 2021
8.21pm 26 January 2021
4.59am 11 November 2020
4.03am 11 November 2020
6.23pm 18 October 2020
6.16pm 18 October 2020
3.54pm 15 October 2020
2.31pm 26 September 2020

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C Max: 18°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Barry Dock Lifeboat Station
The Pierhead Buildings
The Outer Harbour
Barry Dock
Vale of Glamorgan
CF62 5QS

Station phone number

01446 735678

Visiting times

The lifeboat station is on a commercial dockyard with no visitor access. Visits can be arranged by appointment.

Visitor contact

Please email barry_island_vc@rnli.org.uk

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News and media from Barry Dock Lifeboat Station

Mark Dowie (centre) with Neil Sutor (Helm) left and Mike Roberts (Chairman) right
Article Sea safety
RNLI Staff visit ends up out on a double shout
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D-class and coastguard rescue helicopter.
Article Rescue
Barry Dock RNLI lifeboats launch to swimmers in difficulty
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Article Rescue
RNLI volunteers launch to person in the water near Sully Island.
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?