RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

6.00pm 16 September 2021
1.05pm 16 September 2021
11.18pm 15 September 2021
7.01am 15 September 2021
6.26pm 14 September 2021
5.12pm 14 September 2021
2.28pm 8 September 2021
7.13am 8 September 2021
11.37am 4 September 2021
2.18pm 30 August 2021
2.55pm 29 August 2021
6.30pm 28 August 2021
12.50pm 28 August 2021
4.43am 27 August 2021
4.43am 27 August 2021
11.51am 26 August 2021
1.32pm 25 August 2021
1.02pm 25 August 2021
6.40pm 22 August 2021
6.44am 22 August 2021

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 13°C Max: 16°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

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News and media from Harwich Lifeboat Station

Article People
Swimmer pulled from the sea off Felixstowe by Harwich RNLI volunteer
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Article Fundraising
Harwich RNLI garden party fundraiser interrupted by the chirping of crew pagers
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Article People
Harwich RNLI’s newest lifesaver follows in father’s footsteps
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