Lerwick Lifeboat Station

Lerwick Lifeboat Station

Lerwick Lifeboat Station has had a remarkable history of bravery with its lifeboat crews being presented with 62 awards for gallantry, including the RNLI's highest accolade in 1997 - a Gold Medal.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lerwick Lifeboat Station

8.14am 4 June 2020
11.59am 13 December 2019
1.12am 16 November 2019
1.28pm 6 November 2019
3.40pm 8 October 2019
6.37am 23 August 2019
5.30pm 3 August 2019
10.02am 2 August 2019
11.00pm 23 July 2019
2.21pm 14 July 2019
1.00pm 29 June 2019
9.59am 20 June 2019
2.10am 20 June 2019
10.55am 19 June 2019
7.42pm 18 April 2019
1.30pm 30 March 2019
1.05am 8 February 2019
2.26am 27 December 2018
6.21pm 10 December 2018
4.02pm 2 December 2018

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 10°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lerwick Lifeboat Station
The Old Tolbooth
Commercial Street
Lerwick
Shetland
ZE1 0AB

Station phone number

01595 693827

Accessibility

Parking on the quay or on Church Road

Visiting times

10am–4pm weekdays. Weekends by appointment.

Visitor contact

John Sinclair

Visitor contact phone number

01595 693827

Connect with us

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News and media from Lerwick Lifeboat Station

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