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

2.31pm 22 July 2021
12.27pm 22 July 2021
12.21pm 22 July 2021
4.10pm 18 July 2021
4.21am 18 July 2021
6.47pm 15 July 2021
6.26pm 15 July 2021
6.26pm 20 June 2021
6.21pm 20 June 2021
2.32am 6 June 2021
10.29am 4 June 2021
6.28am 4 June 2021
3.46pm 3 June 2021
4.17pm 13 May 2021
7.20pm 20 April 2021
12.39pm 15 April 2021
4.45am 15 April 2021
4.45am 15 April 2021
7.42pm 13 April 2021
4.53pm 18 March 2021

Today's weather

17°C Cloudy
Min: 15°C Max: 17°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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Hartlepool RNLI lifeboats launch to swimmers in trouble
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Fathers Day call out for Hartlepool RNLI
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Hartlepool RNLI lifeboats launch to man overboard from fishing boat
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Hartlepool RNLI launched to assist sailor with breathing difficulties
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?