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Newcastle Lifeboat Station

Newcastle Lifeboat Station

Established in 1825, Newcastle Lifeboat Station operates an all-weather Mersey class lifeboat and an inshore D class lifeboat. The crews have been awarded thirty medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Newcastle Lifeboat Station

4.04pm 5 April 2024
4.03pm 5 April 2024
4.02pm 5 April 2024
4.00pm 5 April 2024
1.37pm 5 April 2024
7.45pm 2 April 2024
3.28pm 22 March 2024
8.20pm 7 December 2023
8.19pm 7 December 2023
8.19pm 7 December 2023
8.13pm 7 December 2023
8.13pm 7 December 2023
12.52pm 3 November 2023
9.50am 18 October 2023
1.50pm 28 September 2023
5.52pm 5 September 2023
1.51pm 24 August 2023
1.38pm 24 August 2023
5.05pm 18 August 2023
3.01pm 26 July 2023

Today's weather

11°C Cloudy
Min: 4°C Max: 11°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Newcastle Lifeboat Station
South Promanade
Co. Down
BT33 0EX

Station phone number

028 4372 5138


Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times


Visitor contact email

[email protected]

Shop hours

It is a mobile shop, available on request 

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News and media from Newcastle Lifeboat Station

Article People
RNLI calls on new volunteers to join its fundraising crew in Co Down
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Gerry and Sean McConkey who volunteer at Newcastle RNLI
Article People
Christmas on call for Newcastle RNLI father and son volunteers
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