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

9.09pm 13 July 2018
7.16am 2 July 2018
5.41am 20 June 2018
12.01pm 16 June 2018
6.53am 13 June 2018
2.08am 2 June 2018
1.05pm 29 May 2018
5.03pm 12 May 2018
12.18pm 7 May 2018
12.38am 1 May 2018
5.38pm 26 April 2018
2.22pm 9 April 2018
2.46pm 9 March 2018
11.00am 14 January 2018
8.24am 4 January 2018
4.07pm 1 January 2018
4.51pm 29 October 2017
11.05am 26 October 2017
11.05am 26 October 2017
12.36am 24 September 2017

Today's weather

22°C Cloudy
Min: 19°C
Max: 22°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.

News and media from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat called to yacht drifting in a strong tide
Article Lifeboats
Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat called to yacht drifting in a strong tide
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Lowestoft RNLI called to yacht with engine failure drifting in a strong tide
Lowestoft lifeboat called to yacht with engine failure drifting in a strong tide
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Lowestoft RNLI called to yacht with engine failure drifting in a strong tide
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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat crew rescue a deer from rocks
Article Animals
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat crew rescue a deer from rocks
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Lowestoft rescue Muntjac Deer from rocky breakwater
Called at 11.50am on 6 June 2018 to rescue a Muntjac deer from a rocky breakwater at Children's Corner, South Beach, Lowestoft - to prevent members of the public from putting themselves at risk attempting to help the deer. Weather conditions were good and the sea was calm
Video Animals
Lowestoft rescue Muntjac Deer from rocky breakwater
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