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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 lifeboat launches from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

12.49pm 19 May 2024
3.35pm 17 May 2024
9.30pm 9 May 2024
6.40pm 27 April 2024
2.43pm 15 April 2024
11.53am 14 April 2024
2.14pm 31 March 2024
10.09pm 28 March 2024
11.05pm 16 March 2024
10.22pm 13 March 2024
6.37pm 28 February 2024
11.43pm 21 February 2024
10.18am 16 February 2024
7.46pm 12 February 2024
11.07pm 29 January 2024
11.01am 24 January 2024
10.16pm 21 January 2024
12.47pm 13 January 2024
8.25pm 1 January 2024
9.11am 21 December 2023

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 17°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
NR33 0AE

Station phone number

01502 573757


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

Every day 10.30am to 2.30pm (subject to volunteers)

Shop Phone Number

01502 531507
(answer phone)

News and media from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Andrew Smith, James Tacon, Henry Carter, Ben Arlow and Michael Beadle with their framed certificates
Article People
Former Lowestoft Lifeboat Crew honoured for service to the RNLI
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Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat alongside the former tug
Article Rescue
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat aids former tug with gear box failure
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