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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

3.35pm 5 April 2024
3.49pm 1 April 2024
5.46pm 31 March 2024
11.44pm 30 March 2024
9.20am 24 March 2024
9.19pm 22 March 2024
12.01am 22 March 2024
8.16pm 16 March 2024
12.46am 15 March 2024
12.46am 15 March 2024
12.30am 15 March 2024
5.21pm 6 March 2024
5.07pm 6 March 2024
12.08pm 26 February 2024
9.00pm 14 January 2024
12.41pm 14 January 2024
5.38pm 2 January 2024
11.50pm 16 December 2023
11.15pm 12 December 2023
1.38pm 10 December 2023

Today's weather

9°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 9°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 and Coastguard Helicopter
Article Rescue
Harwich lifeboat and Coastguard helicopter aid capsized kayaker
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Article Sea safety
Harwich lifeboat conducts search following report of person in water
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The Albert Brown returning to Harwich lifeboat station
Article People
Could you be a lifesaver? Harwich RNLI seeks new recruits
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