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

10.17am 8 September 2018
10.06am 8 September 2018
1.41pm 24 July 2018
12.28pm 15 July 2018
11.22pm 14 July 2018
2.26pm 28 June 2018
1.01pm 28 June 2018
1.01pm 28 June 2018
5.13pm 10 June 2018
4.19pm 8 June 2018
5.47pm 5 June 2018
8.14pm 4 June 2018
10.12am 2 June 2018
10.11am 2 June 2018
10.00am 2 June 2018
11.54pm 31 May 2018
8.09pm 28 May 2018
6.25pm 13 May 2018
6.51am 5 May 2018
3.27am 5 May 2018

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 4°C
Max: 12°C
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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

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