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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lerwick Lifeboat Station

3.07pm 13 November 2017
7.36am 2 November 2017
7.34am 2 November 2017
9.07am 4 September 2017
9.03am 16 August 2017
11.25pm 8 August 2017
3.23pm 1 July 2017
12.42am 18 June 2017
6.58pm 9 March 2017
6.54am 3 March 2017
1.45am 30 January 2017
6.21pm 19 January 2017
6.54pm 18 December 2016
6.52pm 18 December 2016
12.23pm 17 December 2016
2.37pm 7 December 2016
8.13pm 25 November 2016
11.49pm 24 November 2016
11.00pm 24 August 2016
11.00pm 24 August 2016

Today's weather

8°C Cloudy
Min: 6°C
Max: 8°C
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Next tide

Sun 19 Nov
Low: 2:44pm 0.6m
High: 8:56pm 1.6m
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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

Courage and sacrifice remembered in Green Lily commemorations on Shetland
Volunteers from the Lerwick lifeboat come to the aid of the Green Lily 19 November 1997
Article Events
Courage and sacrifice remembered in Green Lily commemorations on Shetland
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Lerwick lifeboat station in campaign to reduce drowning
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Article Rescues
Lerwick lifeboat station in campaign to reduce drowning
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Lerwick lifeboat launched to assist yacht
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Article Rescues
Lerwick lifeboat launched to assist yacht
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RNLI takes action to reduce accidents around Lerwick harbour
Creating awareness of hazards at Lerwick Harbour
Article Sea safety
RNLI takes action to reduce accidents around Lerwick harbour
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