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

11.04pm 24 January 2021
11.04pm 24 January 2021
5.01pm 25 December 2020
7.09pm 18 December 2020
12.34am 17 December 2020
1.01pm 12 December 2020
12.59pm 10 December 2020
11.40am 10 December 2020
1.44pm 3 December 2020
6.44pm 22 November 2020
3.15pm 18 November 2020
9.27pm 30 October 2020
2.41pm 26 October 2020
12.49am 26 October 2020
12.49am 26 October 2020
4.19pm 25 October 2020
11.40am 21 October 2020
5.21pm 25 September 2020
7.48am 22 September 2020
7.07pm 16 September 2020

Today's weather

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Min: 1°C Max: 5°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Hartlepool Lifeboat Station
The Boathouse
Ferry Road
Middleton
Hartlepool
TS24 0RY

Station phone number

01429 266103

Accessibility

Parking

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

Article Rescue
Hartlepool RNLI search for man trapped in beach cave.
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Article Rescue
Christmas Day call out for Hartlepool RNLI
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Article Fundraising
Hartlepool RNLI crewmember hoofs it for lifesaving charity.
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Article Rescue
Kayakers assisted by Hartlepool RNLI volunteers
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