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

5.12pm 13 January 2022
2.50pm 6 January 2022
12.42pm 23 December 2021
10.48pm 6 December 2021
6.44pm 5 December 2021
8.26am 4 December 2021
8.46pm 16 November 2021
9.34pm 3 November 2021
9.33pm 3 November 2021
3.11pm 1 November 2021
11.39pm 25 October 2021
4.05pm 25 October 2021
8.14pm 24 October 2021
1.09pm 10 October 2021
4.04pm 28 September 2021
6.08pm 25 September 2021
6.08pm 25 September 2021
5.21pm 25 September 2021
1.11am 25 September 2021
4.01pm 24 September 2021

Today's weather

9°C Rain
Min: 3°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

Article Rescue
Harwich RNLI volunteers assist people trapped in mud near Ipswich
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Article People
First service of 2022 for Harwich RNLI volunteers
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Article People
Harwich RNLI look back on a challenging year that leaves them ready for 2022
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Article Rescue
Harwich RNLI volunteer records first service on eve of Christmas festivities
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