Douglas Lifeboat Station

Douglas Lifeboat Station

One of five lifeboat stations on the Isle of Man, and home to the founder of the RNLI, Sir William Hillary, today’s Tyne class lifeboat at Douglas is named after him. The crews have been presented with 21 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Douglas Lifeboat Station

12.45pm 3 December 2017
2.25pm 2 December 2017
7.30am 17 November 2017
11.32am 2 November 2017
11.18am 17 October 2017
6.46am 16 October 2017
10.43am 16 September 2017
10.44pm 5 September 2017
9.27am 5 June 2017
9.14am 5 June 2017
4.26pm 4 June 2017
4.20pm 4 June 2017
9.06am 4 June 2017
10.36pm 22 April 2017
2.41am 29 March 2017
5.38pm 5 March 2017
7.27am 5 March 2017
7.19am 5 March 2017
6.11pm 29 December 2016
6.07pm 29 December 2016

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 5°C
Max: 7°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Next tide

Sun 17 Dec
Low: 4:50pm 0.9m
High: 10:58pm 5.0m
View more tides

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Douglas Lifeboat Station
Battery Pier
Douglas Head
Douglas
Isle of Man
British Isles
IM1 5BT

Station phone number

01624 621367

Accessibility

Parking

Visiting times

9am–5pm Monday–Friday
Don't Miss: Crew Training–Thursday evenings

Visitor contact

Tony Radcliffe

Visitor contact phone number

01624 621367

News and media from Douglas Lifeboat Station

Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out to fishing vessel with engine failure
Douglas lifeboat Sir William Hillary towing the casualty vessel into Douglas Harbour
Article Rescues
Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out to fishing vessel with engine failure
Read more
Douglas RNLI lifeboat launched after Ben-my-Chree report radar distress signal
Douglas lifeboat Sir William Hillary launching this morning
Article Lifeboats
Douglas RNLI lifeboat launched after Ben-my-Chree report radar distress signal
Read more
Douglas RNLI lifeboat assist Coastguard after report of a radio distress signal
RNLI placeholder image: a grey background with a darker grey RNLI LIfeboats logo in the centre
Article Lifeboats
Douglas RNLI lifeboat assist Coastguard after report of a radio distress signal
Read more
Douglas RNLI lifeboat launched to assist in search for missing person
Douglas lifeboat Sir William Hillary searching in heavy seas off the Marine Drive
Article Lifeboats
Douglas RNLI lifeboat launched to assist in search for missing person
Read more