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

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
1.11am 26 December 2016
1.03am 26 December 2016
8.11pm 22 October 2016
10.44am 27 September 2016
2.56pm 18 September 2016
7.11pm 30 August 2016

Today's weather

14°C Sunshine
Min: 10°C
Max: 14°C
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Next tide

Tue 19 Sep
High: 11:44pm 5.4m
Low: 5:57am 0.3m
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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

RNLI launch five lifeboats in search for a capsized kayaker
St Bees Lifeboat launching to the capsized kayak, reported 5 miles west of ST Bees
Article Rescues
RNLI launch five lifeboats in search for a capsized kayaker
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One call out becomes two for Douglas RNLI lifeboat
Douglas lifeboat Sir William Hillary searching the Douglas shoreline
Article Lifeboats
One call out becomes two for Douglas RNLI lifeboat
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Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out to assist lone sailor
Douglas lifeboat Sir William Hillary with casualty vessel in Douglas harbour
Article Rescues
Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out to assist lone sailor
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Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out to yacht in difficulty
Douglas lifeboat Sir William Hillary with casualty vessel in Douglas harbour
Article Rescues
Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out to yacht in difficulty
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