RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

Exterior view of RNLI Hartlepool Lifeboat Station

Hartlepool Lifeboat Station

Celebrating over 200 years as a lifeboat station, Hartlepool now operates two lifeboats – an all-weather Trent class, and a B class Atlantic 85. The crews have been presented with 23 awards for gallantry, including one Gold Medal.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Hartlepool Lifeboat Station

2.00am 22 October 2021
6.27pm 10 October 2021
5.41am 27 September 2021
2.29pm 4 September 2021
8.03pm 2 September 2021
10.13pm 19 August 2021
10.00pm 19 August 2021
3.53pm 18 August 2021
3.53pm 18 August 2021
4.08pm 16 August 2021
10.31am 9 August 2021
10.31am 9 August 2021
10.26am 9 August 2021
12.51am 6 August 2021
7.29pm 30 July 2021
2.31pm 22 July 2021
12.27pm 22 July 2021
12.21pm 22 July 2021
4.10pm 18 July 2021
4.21am 18 July 2021

Today's weather

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Min: 10°C Max: 14°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Hartlepool Lifeboat Station
The Boathouse
Ferry Road
TS24 0RY

Station phone number

01429 266103



Visiting times

9am–4pm weekdays

Don't miss: crew training Thursday evening and Sunday morning

Visitor contact

Chris Hornsey

Visitor contact phone number

01429 266103

News and media from Hartlepool Lifeboat Station

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Royal Navy assist Hartlepool RNLI to tow fishing boat
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Hartlepool RNLI volunteer retires after 30 years of saving lives at sea
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Thats the spirit for Hartlepool RNLI
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Sunday night call out for Hartlepool RNLI volunteers
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