Plymouth's lifeboats on the water

Plymouth Lifeboat Station

A busy station based in the Old Custom House at Millbay Marina Village, Plymouth Lifeboat Station has two lifeboats, an all-weather Severn class lifeboat and an Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Plymouth Lifeboat Station

2.52pm 19 April 2021
5.46pm 18 April 2021
11.10pm 16 April 2021
6.02pm 5 April 2021
2.07pm 3 April 2021
9.51am 3 April 2021
9.45am 3 April 2021
2.18pm 2 April 2021
12.43pm 1 April 2021
9.45pm 30 March 2021
5.04pm 30 March 2021
8.01pm 25 March 2021
2.54pm 22 March 2021
6.51pm 20 March 2021
10.18am 18 March 2021
3.25pm 9 March 2021
8.51am 7 March 2021
1.43am 7 March 2021
10.52pm 5 March 2021
3.47pm 1 March 2021

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 12°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Plymouth Lifeboat Station
Old Custom House
Custom House Lane

Station phone number

01752 662623

Visiting times

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

Shop phone number

01752 254198

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