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

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
10.01pm 26 August 2016
5.28pm 22 August 2016

Today's weather

18°C Sunshine
Min: 15°C
Max: 18°C
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Next tide

Sat 22 Jul
High: 11:00am 5.0m
Low: 5:10pm 0.4m
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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

Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out to yacht in difficulty
Douglas lifeboat Sir William Hillary with casualty vessel in Douglas harbour
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Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out to yacht in difficulty
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Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out for third time in two days
Douglas lifeboat Sir William Hillary with casualty vessel in Douglas harbour
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Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out for third time in two days
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Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out to vessel with engine failure
Douglas lifeboat Sir William Hillary returning to station
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Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out to vessel with engine failure
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Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out for second time on the same day
Douglas lifeboat Sir William Hillary returning to Douglas with RIB
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Douglas RNLI lifeboat called out for second time on the same day
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