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

6.40am 16 June 2021
6.15am 16 June 2021
4.15pm 12 June 2021
4.10pm 12 June 2021
4.10pm 12 June 2021
2.08pm 12 June 2021
2.02pm 12 June 2021
3.41pm 11 June 2021
10.19pm 10 June 2021
10.19pm 10 June 2021
5.43pm 9 June 2021
1.14pm 4 June 2021
6.13pm 2 June 2021
2.18pm 31 May 2021
6.49am 29 May 2021
10.22pm 24 May 2021
3.01pm 23 May 2021
6.31pm 19 May 2021
1.24am 18 May 2021
3.29pm 17 May 2021

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C Max: 19°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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