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

11.44am 26 September 2020
1.34am 23 September 2020
11.43am 12 September 2020
11.43am 12 September 2020
12.34pm 5 September 2020
12.18pm 5 September 2020
12.35pm 31 August 2020
7.10pm 29 August 2020
6.18pm 29 August 2020
12.12pm 29 August 2020
12.05pm 29 August 2020
8.12pm 22 August 2020
4.40pm 22 August 2020
4.00pm 22 August 2020
7.34pm 21 August 2020
10.12am 20 August 2020
11.39am 18 August 2020
12.10am 15 August 2020
6.29pm 13 August 2020
8.06pm 12 August 2020

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 15°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
Harwich
Essex
CO12 3HH

Station phone number

01255 502258

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

10am-4pm

Shop hours

10am-4pm

Shop phone number

01255 553465

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News and media from Harwich Lifeboat Station

Harwich RNLI called out for eight launches in five days
Harwich RNLI inshore lifeboat being launched
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Harwich RNLI called out for eight launches in five days
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Harwich and Walton and Frinton RNLI launch as part of multi agency search
Harwich RNLI Inshore Lifeboat launching on service
Article Sea safety
Harwich and Walton and Frinton RNLI launch as part of multi agency search
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Four Sherborne fundraisers cycle from St Petersburg to the UK in aid of the RNLI
RNLI Harwich coxswain, Neal Sandquest greats four fundraising cyclists after their 2,000 mile cycle from Russia to the UK.
Article Fundraising
Four Sherborne fundraisers cycle from St Petersburg to the UK in aid of the RNLI
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Walton & Frinton RNLI, along with Harwich RNLI, assist a vessel taking on water
Walton and Frinton lifeboat launch to aid of a 30m sailing vessel taking on water, working with Harwich RNLI.
Video Lifeboats
Walton & Frinton RNLI, along with Harwich RNLI, assist a vessel taking on water
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