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

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
10.50pm 27 March 2018
10.47pm 27 March 2018
9.15am 27 March 2018
1.51pm 24 March 2018
10.58pm 8 February 2018
12.45pm 3 December 2017
2.25pm 2 December 2017
7.30am 17 November 2017

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 11°C
Max: 15°C
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Next tide

Wed 20 Jun
Low: 11.30am 0.2m
High: 5.52pm 1.4m
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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

Three fathers and their three children on one lifeboat crew!
Article Crew training
Three fathers and their three children on one lifeboat crew!
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Douglas RNLI launch to assist in search for possible casualty
Douglas all-weather lifeboat Sir William Hillary searching off Keristal
Article Lifeboats
Douglas RNLI launch to assist in search for possible casualty
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Douglas RNLI called out to day boat with failed engine
Douglas all-weather lifeboat Sir William Hillary with casualty vessel entering Douglas harbour
Article Rescues
Douglas RNLI called out to day boat with failed engine
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Douglas RNLI called out to yacht with failed engine
Douglas all-weather lifeboat Sir William Hillary with casualty vessel at the Battery Pier
Article Rescues
Douglas RNLI called out to yacht with failed engine
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