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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

10.36pm 4 December 2018
11.22pm 3 November 2018
7.27am 21 October 2018
6.37pm 20 October 2018
3.56pm 13 October 2018
5.58pm 4 October 2018
6.42pm 28 September 2018
12.41pm 25 September 2018
9.28pm 11 September 2018
7.17am 10 September 2018
5.19pm 26 August 2018
5.57am 26 August 2018
9.47am 16 August 2018
8.45pm 15 August 2018
7.57pm 15 August 2018
6.40pm 9 August 2018
4.35pm 7 August 2018
8.51pm 4 August 2018
3.50pm 1 August 2018
4.54pm 31 July 2018

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 1°C Max: 8°C
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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.

Shop open hours

(Subject to weather conditions)
Sunday-Tuesday
10.30am-2:00pm

Shop Phone Number

01502 531507
(answer phone)

News and media from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Four RNLI lifeboats involved in a search for a missing swimmer off Lowestoft
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat returning from the search for a missing swimmer
Article Rescue
Four RNLI lifeboats involved in a search for a missing swimmer off Lowestoft
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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to aid safety boat during dinghy racing contest
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat assist a safety boat stranded on a sandbank
Article Lifeboats
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to aid safety boat during dinghy racing contest
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Aldeburgh RNLI launched to a Mayday Call with assistance from Lowestoft RNLI
Article Rescue
Aldeburgh RNLI launched to a Mayday Call with assistance from Lowestoft RNLI
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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to investigate an unusual object in the sea
A sizeable model aircraft was recovered from the sea by the crew of Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat
Article Rescue
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to investigate an unusual object in the sea
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