RNLI Harwich Lifeboat Station

Harwich Lifeboat Station

Harwich Lifeboat Station was built in 2002 and accommodates a B class Atlantic 85 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

7.58pm 30 September 2023
7.09pm 27 September 2023
6.05pm 24 September 2023
5.28pm 24 September 2023
11.48pm 8 September 2023
4.24pm 4 September 2023
10.11am 3 September 2023
8.15pm 2 September 2023
6.42pm 2 September 2023
11.08am 1 September 2023
7.16pm 20 August 2023
2.59pm 20 August 2023
10.09pm 19 August 2023
9.07am 17 August 2023
9.03am 17 August 2023
8.47am 17 August 2023
7.51pm 13 August 2023
9.54pm 12 August 2023
9.31pm 12 August 2023
6.04pm 12 August 2023

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 16°C Max: 19°C
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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

News and media from Harwich Lifeboat Station

Harwich ILB returning from the shout
Article Sea safety
Harwich Lifeboat crews rescue paddleboarder in challenging conditions
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Article Fundraising
Harwich local completes six-mile swim for RNLI
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Article Sea safety
Harwich lifeboat crew respond to people caught in rip current.
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Article Rescue
Both Harwich lifeboats launched to assist a stricken motorboat.
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