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Barry Dock Lifeboat Station

Established in 1901 and covering all of the Bristol Channel from Sharpness to Foreland Point, both the English and Welsh coastlines and flanked by seven ILB stations to support. Barry Dock Lifeboat operates an All Weather Lifeboat Trent and an Inshore Lifeboat D Class.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent lifeboat launches from Barry Dock Lifeboat Station

5.08pm 22 May 2024
11.59am 19 May 2024
1.47pm 18 May 2024
4.49pm 17 May 2024
1.51pm 11 May 2024
6.11pm 7 May 2024
5.52pm 5 May 2024
4.15pm 5 May 2024
1.35pm 28 April 2024
8.19am 27 April 2024
11.56pm 25 April 2024
12.27am 24 April 2024
4.29pm 13 April 2024
7.55am 1 April 2024
12.19pm 30 March 2024
7.34pm 20 March 2024
6.20pm 6 March 2024
9.56pm 23 January 2024
8.43am 12 January 2024
9.46am 4 January 2024

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 14°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

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

Station contact

Tel: 01446 735678

Email: [email protected]

Visiting times

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

Visitor contact

Please email [email protected]

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