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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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Penlee Lifeboat Station

9.33pm 29 April 2022
11.59am 25 April 2022
11.59am 25 April 2022
5.00pm 19 April 2022
1.45am 15 April 2022
7.44pm 6 April 2022
2.50pm 27 March 2022
2.10pm 26 March 2022
4.26pm 15 March 2022
2.53pm 12 March 2022
5.27am 5 February 2022
3.22pm 13 January 2022
1.48pm 12 January 2022
9.31am 20 December 2021
5.30am 20 December 2021
12.29pm 4 December 2021
7.52pm 21 November 2021
4.17pm 20 November 2021
7.52pm 27 October 2021
7.32pm 27 October 2021

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Penlee Lifeboat Station
TR18 5HW

Station phone number

01736 369246


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


Shop phone number

01736 351695

News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

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HRH The Duke of Kent meets RNLI volunteers at Penlee lifeboat station
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New Cornish cycling event to raise funds for RNLI
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Article People
Penlee RNLI welcomes new Lifeboat Operations Manager
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