RNLI Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

Operating from the historic North Shields Fish Quay, Tynemouth operates a D class inshore lifeboat and a Severn class all-weather lifeboat. The station’s crews have been awarded 22 medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Tynemouth Lifeboat Station

7.41am 31 January 2023
11.59am 29 January 2023
11.47pm 26 January 2023
5.31pm 24 January 2023
8.33am 19 January 2023
8.26am 19 January 2023
9.40pm 9 January 2023
12.16am 1 January 2023
4.20pm 28 December 2022
3.53pm 28 December 2022
9.46pm 26 December 2022
1.46pm 21 December 2022
7.36am 29 October 2022
12.43pm 13 October 2022
11.06am 12 October 2022
8.36pm 3 October 2022
7.02pm 7 September 2022
9.11am 17 August 2022
10.33pm 10 August 2022
6.43pm 2 August 2022

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 10°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Tynemouth Lifeboat Station
Fish Quay
North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE30 1JA

Station phone number

0191 257 0913


Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times


Visits outside of these times are welcome by appointment.

Visitor contact

David Thompson

Visitor contact phone number

0191 257 0913

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