Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee has a remarkable history of bravery with the lifeboat crews being presented with 44 awards for gallantry during its 200 year history. The station has also witnessed tragedy with nine lifeboat crew losing their lives saving others at sea.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Penlee Lifeboat Station

4.45pm 29 August 2019
1.52pm 23 August 2019
1.52pm 23 August 2019
10.59am 15 August 2019
12.35pm 10 August 2019
9.56pm 29 July 2019
10.36pm 16 July 2019
10.36pm 16 July 2019
3.55pm 16 July 2019
3.32pm 16 July 2019
5.31pm 2 July 2019
5.31pm 2 July 2019
5.30pm 28 June 2019
4.45pm 28 June 2019
12.55pm 28 June 2019
12.50pm 28 June 2019
11.00am 12 June 2019
9.12pm 21 May 2019
11.53am 16 May 2019
12.19pm 15 May 2019

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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Penlee Lifeboat Station
Newlyn
Penzance
Cornwall
TR18 5HW

Station phone number

01736 369246

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

Visitor contact

Patrick Harvey

Visitor contact phone number

01736 369246

Shop hours

Monday–Saturday

Shop phone number

01736 351695

Connect with us

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News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

St Ives lifeboat launches to Mayday call from fishing vessel taking on water
St Ives RNLI rescue along with HMCG helicopter
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St Ives lifeboat launches to Mayday call from fishing vessel taking on water
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The Fastnet Disaster: 40 years on
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Article Heritage
The Fastnet Disaster: 40 years on
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RNLI Penlee rescue fishing vessel disabled by fouled propeller
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Article Rescue
RNLI Penlee rescue fishing vessel disabled by fouled propeller
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Penlee and Sennen Cove RNLI lifeboats launch to fishing vessel on fire
The scene of the fire from the Penlee lifeboat
Article Fishing Safety
Penlee and Sennen Cove RNLI lifeboats launch to fishing vessel on fire
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