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
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Barry Dock Lifeboat Station

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
4.59pm 22 September 2020
10.35pm 20 September 2020
10.16am 18 September 2020
7.00pm 16 September 2020
4.24pm 16 September 2020
8.54pm 14 September 2020
6.19pm 4 September 2020
5.51pm 3 September 2020
5.55pm 1 September 2020
4.13pm 29 August 2020
5.30pm 28 August 2020
1.11pm 25 August 2020
6.51pm 11 August 2020
8.34pm 10 August 2020

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 12°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

Article Rescue
RNLI volunteers launch to person in the water near Sully Island.
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Article Rescue
Two inshore lifeboat launches for Barry Dock RNLI volunteers.
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Article Fundraising
Barry Dock RNLI volunteers raise £4252 in virtual fundraising run and cycle
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Article Rescue
Barry Dock RNLI All-weather lifeboat launches into Storm Francis
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Bring the crew home safe this Christmas

Volunteer lifeboat crews are busier than ever. The risks they face are greater. The costs to keep them safe are rising. But income is falling. Can they and their families count on your kindness this Christmas?