RNLI Harwich Lifeboat Station

Harwich Lifeboat Station

Harwich Lifeboat Station was built in 2002 and accommodates a B class Atlantic 75 inshore lifeboat. Its Severn class all-weather lifeboat lies afloat on a pontoon, close to the station.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Harwich Lifeboat Station

3.46pm 7 January 2021
10.39pm 28 December 2020
5.22pm 22 December 2020
1.22pm 19 November 2020
12.07am 18 November 2020
2.38pm 14 November 2020
2.32pm 14 November 2020
2.32pm 14 November 2020
2.27pm 14 November 2020
11.26am 12 November 2020
1.26pm 11 November 2020
2.57pm 25 October 2020
1.37pm 24 October 2020
12.53am 22 October 2020
12.46am 22 October 2020
2.02pm 17 October 2020
12.59pm 11 October 2020
7.13pm 8 October 2020
3.21pm 1 October 2020
12.06am 30 September 2020

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 2°C Max: 11°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

Harwich Lifeboat Station
The Quay
CO12 3HH

Station phone number

01255 502258


Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times


Shop hours


Shop phone number

01255 553465

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News and media from Harwich Lifeboat Station

Article People
Harwich RNLI pays tribute to much-loved crew member John Teatheredge
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Harwich RNLI inshore lifeboat being launched
Article Sea safety
Harwich RNLI called out for eight launches in five days
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Harwich RNLI Inshore Lifeboat launching on service
Article Sea safety
Harwich and Walton and Frinton RNLI launch as part of multi agency search
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RNLI Harwich coxswain, Neal Sandquest greats four fundraising cyclists after their 2,000 mile cycle from Russia to the UK.
Article Fundraising
Four Sherborne fundraisers cycle from St Petersburg to the UK in aid of the RNLI
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