Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft is one of the oldest lifeboat stations in the British Isles. Many notable rescues have been carried out during Lowestoft's history, including the evacuation of British forces from Dunkirk, and the crews have received 45 awards for gallantry.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

6.53pm 11 June 2017
10.47pm 27 April 2017
9.50am 20 April 2017
11.58am 15 April 2017
10.36pm 23 March 2017
12.33am 15 March 2017
11.45pm 12 March 2017
8.47pm 16 December 2016
11.31pm 13 November 2016
10.50pm 25 October 2016
11.20am 25 October 2016
1.53pm 23 October 2016
4.51pm 26 September 2016
3.48am 28 August 2016
9.34am 27 August 2016
11.27am 23 August 2016
9.14pm 31 July 2016
2.53pm 28 July 2016
2.49pm 28 July 2016
6.49pm 26 July 2016

Today's weather

20°C Rain
Min: 14°C
Max: 20°C
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Next tide

Sat 24 Jun
High: 10:42pm 2.5m
Low: 4:53am 0.5m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lowestoft Lifeboat Station
c/o Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club
South Pier
Royal Plain
Suffolk
NR33 0AE

Station phone number

01502 573757

Accessibility

Pedestrian access to view the Lowestoft Lifeboat from the quayside is available to the public. There is parking available at nearby public seafront car parks.

News and media from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat crew help a disabled sailor on round Britain challenge
A towline is attached to yacht 'Marathon'
Article Rescues
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat crew help a disabled sailor on round Britain challenge
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Diplomatic cycling mission raises more than £1,000 for RNLI Wells-next-the-Sea
Jon and Claire Davies arrive in Wells after their ride
Article Fundraising
Diplomatic cycling mission raises more than £1,000 for RNLI Wells-next-the-Sea
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Cycling from the Capital to the Coast to fund a new RNLI Lifeboat
Preparing for the ride of their lives: Jon and Claire Davies.
Article Fundraising
Cycling from the Capital to the Coast to fund a new RNLI Lifeboat
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More than 2,000 people in south east England* rescued by lifeboats in one year
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Article Statistics
More than 2,000 people in south east England* rescued by lifeboats in one year
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